Pearson may refer to:


  • Pearson, California (disambiguation)
  • Pearson, Georgia, a US city
  • Pearson, Texas, an unincorporated community in the US
  • Pearson, Victoria, a ghost town in Australia.
  • Pearson, Wisconsin, an unincorporated community in the US
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Pearson Field, in Vancouver, Washington, US


  • Pearson (surname)
  • Drew Pearson, (1897-1969), American journalist
  • James Larkin Pearson, (1879–1981) Poet, editor; former North Carolina Poet Laureate.
  • John Loughborough Pearson, (1817–1897) English architect.
  • Josh T. Pearson, (born 1974), American musician.
  • Karl Pearson (1857–1936), British statistician.
  • Lester B. Pearson (1897–1972), former Prime Minister of Canada.
  • Pearson, abbreviation for Oliver Paynie Pearson (1915–2003), per List of zoologists by author abbreviation.
  • Ralph Pearson, (born 1919), physical inorganic chemist.


  • Lester B. Pearson College, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Pearson College (UK), London and Manchester, owned by Pearson PLC.
  • Lester B. Pearson High School (disambiguation page)


  • Pearson plc, a UK-based international media conglomerate, best known as a book publisher
    • Pearson Education, the textbook division of Pearson plc
      • Pearson-Longman, an imprint of Pearson Education
  • Pearson Yachts
  • Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient statistical measure, also known as Pearson r
  • Pearson (motorcycle) - British motorcycle manufactured by the Pearson brothers of Southsea, Hampshire, in 1904. See Ateliers de Construction Mecanique l'Aster#Partners - Pearson

Famous quotes containing the word pearson:

    Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely-read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
    —Hesketh Pearson (1887–1964)

    Education is considered the peculiar business of women; perhaps for that very reason it is one of the worst-paid businesses in the world ...
    —Katharine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)

    The newly-formed clothing unions are ready to welcome her; but woman shrinks back from organization, Heaven knows why! It is perhaps because in organization one find the truest freedom, and woman has been a slave too long to know what freedom means.
    —Katharine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)