Nebraska Authors

Carroll Gardner Pearse

Born 1858-11-02 Tabor, IA (USA)

Died 1948

Buried 1948
Milwaukee, WI (USA)
Graceland Cemetery

Pearse's father was involved in the Underground Railroad in Iowa, and later homesteaded in Nebraska. Carroll Gardner Pearse was considered one of the most distinguished Midwestern educators of his time.

Places Lived

Crete, NE
Beatrice, NE
Omaha, NE
Wilbur, NE
Milwaukee, WI

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Doane College, Crete, NE


Superintendent of the Wilbur and Omaha Public Schools
Superintendent of Schools, Milwaukee, WI, 1904-1913
President of the Milwaukee State Normal School
Chairman of National Council of Education

Places Worked

Public Schools, Wilbur, NE
Public Schools, Omaha, NE
Public Schools, Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee State Normal School


Secretary General of the Horace Mann League


Collegemate of Chancellor Samuel Avery and Dr. Addison E. Sheldon.


Selections from the Riverside Literature Series.

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