Henry G. Pearson
Henry (i. Pearson, who was postmater of New York before Mr. Cleveland camc president of the United States, wasborn on 1 o liman Street in the metropolis in 1842. and entered the postnl service when but 18 ycara old, being given a hurnble position in the New York office by the late Gen. John A. Dix, who: was thim post-" mast e r. F r o m that time lie has been coanected with the handling of mail matter almost continuously, his record being as follows: Oct. 18, 18G0, appointed stamper and distributor of New York postofiice, dischargcd in the sumrner of 1863 for nonpolitical activity, reappointrnent for knowledge of route distribution. Oct. 15, 1803, assistent clerk on New York and Washington railway postofiice line. Jan. 1, 1805, clerk on same lino. Aug. 4, 1871, head clerk on the line. Sept. 26, 1871, chii'f bead clerk. Feb. 1, 1873, superintendent of mails, New York postoffice. Nov. 7, 1H73, acting assistant postmaster. Nov. 25, 1873, assistant postïnaster. March 22, 1881, postmaster. Appointments to extra services without compensation, 187a to 1870 included, special agent postofficedepartmont. Feb. 8, 1873, to November, local agent at New York for inspection of mail equipment. Slay 8, 187H, to March 22, 1881, chairman of New York postofiice civil service board. March 22, 1881, to June 2G, 1882, custodian for treasury department for New York eourt house and postónico building. His record as postmaster of New York is known of all men. Iïis term will expire next April, and the statement printed Borne timo ago that he purposes resigning seems to bo entirely without foundation.
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