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Reed, John A. "J.A."

House 1867-68 (District 17); House 1873 (District 14)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Blue Earth, Watonwan

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1831
Birth Place: New Hampshire
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1910
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.A.
City of Residence (when first elected): Sterling
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer

EDUCATION

Academic Education; At Least Elementary School;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: 5th Iowa Cavalry (Brackett's Battalion and Sully's Expedition); 18?? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He moved to Iowa in 1855. He came to Sterling, Minnesota in 1857.

Total Days Served: 1092

SESSIONS SERVED

15th Legislative Session (1873)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 14
Elected: 11/5/1872
Residence: Sterling
Term of Office: 1/7/1873 to 1/5/1874
Counties Represented: Blue Earth
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party affiliation was provided by The Fifteenth Legislature of Minnesota, 1873.
Committees:
  • Joint University and University Lands
  • Public Accounts and Expenditures
  • Reform School (Chair)

10th Legislative Session (1868)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 17
Elected: 11/5/1867
Residence: Sterling
Term of Office: 1/7/1868 to 1/4/1869
Counties Represented: Blue Earth, Watonwan
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Education (Chair)
  • Railroads

9th Legislative Session (1867)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 17
Elected: 11/6/1866
Residence: Sterling
Term of Office: 1/8/1867 to 1/6/1868
Counties Represented: Blue Earth, Watonwan
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Education
  • Military Affairs
  • Rules and Joint Rules (Chair)