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William Reed (politician)


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Updated: 2016-06-18T03:04Z
For the one-term Mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut, see William B. Reed (politician).
For other uses, see William Reed (disambiguation).
William Reed
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1815
Preceded byBenjamin Pickman Jr.
Succeeded byTimothy Pickering
Personal details
BornJune 6, 1776
Marblehead, Massachusetts
DiedFebruary 18, 1837(1837-02-18) (aged 60)
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Political partyFederalist

William Reed (June 6, 1776 – February 18, 1837) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

Born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, Reed received a limited education. He worked as a merchant.

Reed was elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth and Thirteenth Congresses (March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1815). He served as a member of the board of the Andover Theological Seminary. He was a Trustee of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

He resumed work as a merchant. He died in Marblehead, Massachusetts, February 18, 1837, and bequest of funds to Dartmouth allowed the erection of Reed Hall, the school's first building attributable to a single donor. He was buried in a private burial ground on Harris Street in Marblehead.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Benjamin Pickman, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1811 – March 3, 1815
Succeeded by
Timothy Pickering


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