Leaeno Reed
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Leaeno Reed
Leaeno Reed
President of the Senate

1971-1972
Member of the Senate

1962-1973
Member of the House of Representatives

1958-1962
Personal details
Died5 February 1974 (aged 55)
Faga'alu, American Samoa

Leaeno T. W. Reed (died 5 February 1974) was an American Samoan chief and politician. He served as a member of both the House of Representatives and the Senate, as well as becoming President of the Senate.

Biography

Reed was a traditional chief, holding the titles High Chief and High Talking Chief.[1] During World War II he served in the American army.[1]

He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1958, serving two terms before being elected to the Senate in 1962. He was a member to the 1967 Constitutional Convention, and later served as President of the Senate.[1]

Reed died at the LBJ Tropical Medical Center in February 1974 at the age of 55.[1] He was survived by his wife and one child.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Senator L. T. W. Reed Pacific Islands Monthly, March 1974, p104

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