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It would appear that he enlisted in the Army to serve in the Panama Canal during World War 2 and that at the time he was single. He probably never had children and may have died in Panama.
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about Norman C Pierson Name: Norman C Pierson Birth Year: 1906 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Wisconsin State of Residence: Illinois County or City: Cook Enlistment Date: 15 Apr 1941 Enlistment State: Illinois Enlistment City: Chicago Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the Panama Canal Department Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: 1 year of college Civil Occupation: Buyers and department heads, stores Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 74 Weight: 174
You may be able to find additional information by contacting the Military Personnel Records Center in St. Louis Missouri for more details.
He does not appear on any death records so he could still be alive and may be available for searching at this website.
It would appear that he married a Bernice and lived in Kenosha as late as 1947.
U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta) about Marvin A Pierson Name: Marvin A Pierson Gender: M (Male) Residence Year: 1947 Street Address: 925 52d Residence Place: Kenosha, Wisconsin Occupation: Trav Slsmn Hl Spouse: Bernice H Pierson
Publication Title: Kenosha, Wisconsin, City Directory, 1947
He died in Los Angeles, CA
California Death Index, 1940-1997 about Marvin A Pierson Name: Marvin A Pierson Social Security #:NNN-NN-NNNNSex: Male Birth Date: 20 Apr 1918 Birthplace: Wisconsin Death Date: 3 Jul 1963 Death Place: Los Angeles Mother's Maiden Name: Lambrech His headstone reads that he did have children but none of them are listed.