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Martin Monroe Reed

Martin Monroe Reed, business executive. Member Philadelphia Bar Association, S.A.R., Delta Sigma Phi.


  • Reed, Martin Monroe was born on January 9, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Martin Monroe and Mary Selina (Jones) Reed.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Lehigh University, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, University of Pennsylvania, 1936.


    • Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1936, in practice, Philadelphia, 1937-1942. Associate law firm Duane, Morris and Heckscher, 1937-1941. Partner law firm of Warriner and Reed, 1941-1942.

      Counsel Frankford Arsenal, Army Ordnance, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1941. Assistant to president Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Brooklyn, 1943, secretary, vice president, executive vice president, 1943-1948, president 1948-1958, director, 1947-1958. President Harris-Intertype International, since 1958.

      Vice president Harris-Intertype Corporation, since 1958, and chairman, director foreign subsidiaries. President Intertype Company, Brooklyn, since 1962.


    Member Philadelphia Bar Association, S.A.R., Delta Sigma Phi. Clubs: India House, E Clampus Vitus (San Francisco).


    • Married second, Betty Mary Gentles, 1953. Children: Martin Monroe, III, Martha Selina, Emily van Laer.
    • father: Martin Monroe Reed
    • mother: Mary Selina (Jones) Reed
    • spouse: Betty Mary Gentles
    • children: Martin Monroe Reed
    • III Reed
    • Martha Selina Reed
    • Emily van Laer Reed
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    Died July 29, 1963
    (aged 51)