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James Alexander Reed
Birth: Nov. 9, 1861
Richland County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1944
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Admitted to the bar in 1885; moved to Kansas City, Missouri and became prosecuting attorney from 1898-1900, Mayor of Kansas City from 1900-1904; elected as a Democrat to the US Senate in 1910; reelected in 1916 and again in 1922 and served until march 3, 1929; US Senator from Missouri 1909-1928; political ally of Jim and Tom Pendergast. He was also a prominent lawyer who prosecuted the celebrated Swope murder trial. He was a candidate for president in 1924, 1928 and 1932. He died at his home near Fairview, Michigan. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Nell Quinlan Reed (1889 - 1991)*
  Lura Mansfield Reed (1862 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  David Quinlan Reed (1931 - 1999)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Washington Cemetery
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 2000
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James Alexander Reed
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James Alexander Reed
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James Alexander Reed
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