Biographical Sketch of George Albert Pierson
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George Albert Pierson, who in 1912 established the George Pierson Studio at Muskogee, where he has since conducted business on his own account, previous experience, however, having well qualified him for the management and development of his studio, was born in Raymond, Mississippi, on the 3d of May, 1883, and is a son of Albert and Belle (White) Pierson. His youthful days were devoted to the acquirement of an education in public and private schools, and later he became a student in the Chicago Art Institute, which maintains the largest art school in the country. He also studied at Smith’s Academy for a period of three years. In June, 1906, he came to Muskogee and for six years thereafter was associated with his father, who was the proprietor of Pierson Studio. In 1912 he established the George Pierson Studio, which he has since conducted. His work is of the highest standard, and he has secured a liberal patronage as the years have passed by.
Mr. Pierson was united in marriage to Miss Alice Amber Flamm on the 8th of December, 1913, and they have become the parents of a daughter, Mary Alice. They are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and take a deep and helpful interest in its work. Mr. Pierson is also a Mason and has attained the Knights Templar degree in the Commandery, and is a member of the Shrine. Of the Rotary Club he is a charter member and is keenly interested in the purposes of that organization, giving hearty cooperation to all of its activities for the benefit of trade and commerce and for the advancement of municipal and civic standards.