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Reid, Harry, 1939-


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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1939-12-02
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1959
        • Organization: Southern Utah State College
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        • Affiliation End: 1961
        • Organization: Utah State University
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        • Affiliation End: 1964
        • Organization: George Washington University. School of Law
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        • Affiliation Start: 1961
        • Affiliation End: 1974
        • Organization: United States. Capitol Police
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        • Affiliation Start: 1969
        • Affiliation End: 1970
        • Organization: Nevada. Legislature. Assembly
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1977
        • Affiliation End: 1981
        • Organization: Nevada Gaming Commission
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19830103
        • Affiliation End: 19870103
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
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        • Affiliation Start: 19870103
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Birth Place

        Searchlight, Nev.
    • Gender

    • Gender

        male
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    • found: His Searchlight, 1998:CIP t.p. (Harry Reid) pub. info. (b. Dec. 2, 1939; Nevada's U.S. senator)
    • found: Biographical directoryof the U.S. Congress website, May 7, 2013(Reid, Harry, a Senator and a Representative from Nevada; born in Searchlight, Nev., December 2, 1939; graduated, Southern Utah State College 1959, Utah State University 1961, and George Washington School of Law 1964; member,United States Capitol Police Force 1961-1964; admitted to the Nevada bar in 1963; city attorney, Henderson, Nev., 1964-1966; member, Nevada State assembly 1969-1970; lieutenant governor 1970-1974; chairman, Nevada Gaming Commission 1977-1981; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth Congress in 1982; reelected to the Ninety-ninth Congress and served from January 3, 1983, to January 3, 1987; was not a candidate for reelection in 1986 to the House of Representatives; elected to the United States Senate in 1986; reelected in 1992, 1998, 2004 and again in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017; chair, Committee on Environment and Public Works (One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 3-20, 2001]), Select Committee on Ethics (One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 3-January 20, 2001; June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003]); co-chair, Senate Democratic Conference, Democratic Policy Committee (1995-1999); Democratic party whip (1999-2005); minority leader (2005-2007); majority leader (2007-))
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