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  • ID: I279828
  • Name: David Aiken REED
  • RELA: Spouse of 7th cousin 3x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 21 DEC 1880 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
  • GRAD: 1900 Princeton University
  • GRAD: 1903 University of Pittsburgh Law School
  • Event: Military service BET 1917 AND 1919 Major, U.S. Army
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from Pennsylvania BET 8 AUG 1922 AND 3 JAN 1935
  • Death: 10 FEB 1953 in Sarasota, Sarasota Co., FL
  • Burial: Arlington National Cem., Arlington, VA
  • Occupation: Lawyer
  • Event: Pic Sen. David Aiken Reed
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    REED, David Aiken, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., December 21, 1880; attended private schools; graduated from Shadyside Academy, Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1896, from Princeton University (N.J.) in 1900, and from the University of Pittsburgh Law School in 1903; admitted to the bar in 1903 and practiced in Pittsburgh, Pa., 1903-1917; chairman of the Pennsylvania Industrial Accidents Commission 1912-1915; during the First World War served as major in the field artillery 1917-1919; resumed the practice of law in Pittsburgh in 1919; appointed as a Republican on August 8, 1922, and elected on November 7, 1922, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1923, caused by the death of William E. Crow, and on the same day was elected for the term commencing March 4, 1923; reelected in 1928, and served from August 8, 1922, to January 3, 1935; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments (Sixty-ninth Congress), Committee on Military Affairs (Seventieth through Seventy-second Congresses); resumed the practice of law in Pittsburgh, Pa.; died in Sarasota, Fla., February 10, 1953; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: James Hay REED b: 10 SEP 1853 in Allegheny, Allegheny Co., PA
    Mother: Katherine Jones AIKEN b: 9 AUG 1857 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

    Marriage 1 Mary Adele WILCOX b: 26 NOV 1879 in Manhattan, New York, NY
    • Married: 13 NOV 1902 in Manhattan, New York, NY
    Children
    1. Has Children David Aiken REED , Jr. b: 24 AUG 1903 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    2. Has Children Rosamond REED b: 23 AUG 1906 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA

    Marriage 2 Edna M. FRENCH b: AUG 1885 in Iowa
    • Married: 15 DEC 1948 in New Canaan, Fairfield Co., CT

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