Lester B. Pearson
34th President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961
Monarch Henry IV
Vice President Glen H. Taylor
Preceded by Thomas E. Dewey
Succeeded by Richard Nixon
Governor of Niagara
In office
January 1, 1942 – December 31, 1946
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Preceded by tbd
Succeeded by tbd
Personal details
Born Lester Bowles Pearson
April 23, 1897
Newtonbrook, Toronto, Niagara, U.S.
Died December 27, 1972 (aged 75)
Ottawa, Niagara, U.S.
Political party Socialist
Religion Methodist
Military service
Service/branch USAAC Roundel 1919-1941 Army Air Corps
Years of service 1914–17
Rank US-O3 insignia Captain
Battles/wars World War I