Steve died Mar. 30, 1998. He was 78.
A Philadelphia native, he attended Chestnut Hill Academy and the Lawrenceville School before matriculating at Princeton. While on campus, Steve earned a varsity "P" in football and was a member of Ivy Club.
One of many who left early due to WWII, he served with distinction in the Army, rising to the rank of captain. Steve was awarded a postwar BA degree in psychology.
The family business, Joseph T. Pearson & Sons, claimed Steve's attention in the business world; later, he would manage the firm with his brother. Following the sale of the company Steve entered the securities profession, becoming a partner in Yarnell Biddle brokerage, and later working at W.H. Newbold's & Sons in Philadelphia.
Steve had a variety of interests at both hobby and community levels -- Chestnut Hill Academy, Chestnut Hill Hospital, golf and tennis clubs, horticulture, classic sports cars, and travel.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; a brother, Stanley; five sons, Stephen Jr., Arthur, Alexander, Joshua, and Philip; and seven grandchildren.
To the entire family, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences.
The Class of 1943