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John Reed, Jr
Birth: Sep. 2, 1781
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1860
West Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar and had a law practice in Yarmouth, Barnstable county, Massachusetts. In 1813, he was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses, serving until 1817. In 1821, he was elected to the Seventeenth through Twenty-sixth Congresses as an Anti-Masonic candidate and later a Whig. He chose not to run for reelection in 1840. In 1844, he became the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, serving until 1851. (bio by: Chip5610) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Reed (1751 - 1831)
  Hannah Sampson Reed (1755 - 1815)
 
 Spouse:
  Olive Alger Reed (1785 - 1849)
 
 Siblings:
  John Reed (1781 - 1860)
  Hannah Reed (1785 - 1786)*
  Solomon Reed (1788 - 1820)*
  Sally Reed (1793 - 1797)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
on the side:
JOHN REED
BORN
SEPTEMBER 2, 1781
DIED
NOV. 25, 1860

on the face:
HE WAS A
REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
24 YEARS
FROM THE 11 DISTRICT
 
Burial:
Mount Prospect Cemetery
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Chip5610
Record added: Nov 13, 2013
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