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 James Alexander Reed

James Alexander Reed

Birth
Richland County, Ohio, USA
Death 8 Sep 1944 (aged 82)
Fairview, Oscoda County, Michigan, USA
Burial Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 10727 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10727
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Alexander Reed (9 Nov 1861–8 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10727, citing Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .