Alfred Pearson (1850 – April 19, 1921) was an entrepreneur and politician who served as the 11th Mayor of Winnipeg.
Pearson was born in Bannington, Warwickshire, England and emigrated to Canada as a young adult. He settled in Winnipeg and started a general store with a business partner. In 1890, he was elected to Mayor in 1890 and served until 1891.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. Centred on the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, it is near the longitudinal centre of North America, approximately 110 kilometres (70 mi) north of the Canada–United States border.
A general merchant store is a rural or small town store that carries a general line of merchandise. It carries a broad selection of merchandise, sometimes in a small space, where people from the town and surrounding rural areas come to purchase all their general goods. The store carries routine stock and obtains special orders from warehouses. It differs from a convenience store or corner shop in that it will be the main shop for the community rather than a convenient supplement.
The next year, he moved to Chicago and became an investment broker. He died in Los Angeles, where he'd moved as a result of a bout of pneumonia.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois and the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwestern United States. Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States, and the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, which is often referred to as "Chicagoland." The Chicago metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States; the fourth largest in North America ; and the third largest metropolitan area in the world by land area.
Investment brokers are individuals who bring together buyers and sellers of investments. They usually are required to be licensed to act on behalf of buyers and sellers of stock. They charge a commission on trades that they execute on such instructions from buyers and sellers.
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in California and the second most populous city in the United States, after New York City. With an estimated population of four million, Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The city is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood and the entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis.
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