George Edward Pearson papers
- Part of
- Wellcome Foundation Ltd
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
1937 awarded La Croix de Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur
1889 qualified as Chemist and Druggist under Phamaceutical Society
c1890 worked at John Bell & Co, Pharmacy in Oxford Street, London.
1896 Travelling Representative for Burroughs, Wellcome & Co.
1899ff sent to South Africa to oversea Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. supplies to army. Set up Cape Town branch of Burroughs, Wellcome & Co.
1901 responsible for Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. interests in Australia.
c1902-1905 Head of Foreign Department.
1905-1924 General Manager for Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. appointed on the retirement of R.C.Sudlow.
1916 21 years long service award
1924-1936 Deputy Governing Director, Wellcome Foundation Ltd, later (?after 1930) Governing Director.
1936-1940 Chairman of the Wellcome Foundation Ltd, appointed on the death of Henry Wellcome.
?1890s Active member of the London Chemists' Assistants' Association
1938 -1940 honorary auditor of the Pharmaceutical Society
Fellow of the Chemical Society
Was an active Freemason from at least 1896.