John (Jack) was born in Irontown, Clar Lougheske, Killymard Parish, Co. Donegal to Robert Pearson and Margaret Irwin. He came to Canada in 1920, and married a young woman, Mary White, from County Armagh. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy on the HMCS Wentworth, HMCS Port Hope and the HMCS Loch Morlich in the North Atlantic.
|Date of Birth||13th Oct 1901||VIEW SOURCE|
|Date of Death||8th Feb 1974|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||Robert Pearson|
|Mother (First Name/s and Maiden)||Margaret Irwin|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||Mary White|