William Reed (politician)
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William Reed Politician
William Reed
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 2nd district

March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1815
Benjamin Pickman Jr.
Timothy Pickering
Personal details
Born(1776-06-06)June 6, 1776
Marblehead, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America
DiedFebruary 18, 1837(1837-02-18) (aged 60)
Marblehead, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyFederalist

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

Born in Marblehead in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, 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.


  • United States Congress. "William Reed (id: R000130)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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