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Transcribed biography of Gerald Pierce

PIERCE, Gerald, publisher; born Porter Co., Ind., July 10, 1861; son Gilbert A. and Maria A. (Bartholomew) Pierce; grad. High school, Chicago; married Elsie J. Sweet, Chicago, 1885; 1 daughter: Katharine. Began in employ of Western News Co. until 18 years of age; In stationery and news business, 1882-6; later In newspaper work and for a time advertising mgr. Minneapolis Tribune; business mgr. Chicago Record-Herald, 1898-1907: since 1907 resident pres. Pierce Publishing Co. Del. To Rep. Nat. Convention, Minneapolis, 1892. Presbyterian. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Press, South Shore Country, Indiana Soc., Atlas. Recreation: farming. Residence: 1239 Madison Park. Office: 304, 165 W. Washington St.

Source: Marquis, Albert Nelson. 1911. The Book of Chicagoans: A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men of the City of Chicago. Chicago, Illinois: A. N. Marquis & Company. 746 p.
Page(s) in Source: 539

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