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Mr Zachariah Charles Pearson - Summary

Date of Birth: 20/08/1821

Date of Death: 29/10/1891

Gender: male

Nationality: British

Notable dates

  • Elected as Alderman 1857

  • Elected as Sheriff of Hull 1858

  • Elected as Mayor of Hull 1859

  • Bought land for Pearson Park and gave it to the City 1860

  • Bankrupt 1864

Occupation: Mayor of Hull, businessman and shipowner

Narrative:

Zachariah Charles Pearson was twice Mayor of Hull. During this time he bought land off Beverley Road, and donated 27 acres of this to the people of Hull as a public park, which bears his name. Unsuccessful business ventures during the American Civil War led to his bankruptcy.

For further information visit the family web site at:

http://www.familypearson.com/Content/537

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