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us: Reed, James A. (James Alexander), 1861-1944

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    • James Alexander
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        (naf) Mansfield (Ohio)
    • Death Place

        Fairview (Mich.)
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        • Organization: (naf) Coe Collegiate Institute (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
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        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19110304
        • Affiliation End: 19290303
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        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
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        • Sources

          • found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Herndon, B. Papers, 1939-1986 (Reed, James A.)
          • found: Bio. Dir. of Am. Congress, 1774-1961 (Reed, James Alexander, 1861-1944; sen. from Missouri, 1910-1929; practiced law in Kansas City and was mayor, 1900-1904)
          • found: Biographical directory of the United States Congress website, October 30, 2013 (Reed, James Alexander, a Senator from Missouri; born on a farm near Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, November 9, 1861; moved with his parents to Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, in 1864; attended the public schools and Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1885 and commenced practice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; moved to Kansas City, Mo., in 1887 and continued the practice of law; counselor of Kansas City 1897-1898; prosecuting attorney of Jackson County 1898-1900, when he resigned; mayor of Kansas City 1900-1904; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1910; reelected in 1916 and 1922 and served from March 4, 1911, to March 3, 1929; was not a candidate for renomination in 1928; chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Sixty-third through Sixty-fifth Congresses), Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (Sixty-fifth Congress), Committee on Standards, Weights and Measures (Sixty-sixth Congress); resumed the practice of his profession in Kansas City, Mo.; died at his summer home near Fairview, Oscoda County, Mich., September 8, 1944; interment in Mount Washington Cemetery, near Kansas City, Mo.)
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