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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 2nd district
March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1815
|Benjamin Pickman Jr.|
|Born||June 6, 1776|
Marblehead, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America
|Died||February 18, 1837 (aged 60)|
Marblehead, Massachusetts, U.S.
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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