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David Reed Freeman

David Reed Freeman, American real estate executive.


  • Freeman, David Reed was born on July 18, 1941 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. Son of George Cephas and Kathryn (Reed) Freeman.

  • Education

    • Student, University North Carolina, 1959—1960. Student, American University, 1961—1962.


    • Manager trading department Ryder & Company, Alexandria, Virginia, 1960—1962. Institutional sales executive Eastman Dillon, Union Securities & Company, Washington, 1963—1971. Vice president sales Blyth, Eastman Dillon, 1972—1974.

      Chairman board Freeman Distributing Company, Inc., Alexandria, 1973—1974, Tidewater Building & Supply Company, Inc., since 1975. President, owner Freeman Enterprises, Easton, Maryland, 1974—1985, Freeman Interiors, Fredericksburg, since 1979, Freedman Land Company, Fredericksburg, since 1985. President, director Freeman & Kagan, Inc., Realtors, Easton, 1979—1984.

      Associate broker William A. Middleton Realtors, since 1985. Vice president Service Distribution Company, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, 1960—1976. Director Washington-Lee Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1972—1983, chairman, Fredericksburg area advisory board, 1976—1983.


    • Editor (public): Historic Easton, 1978-1979.


    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.


    Board directors Historic Easton, Inc., 1975—1979, 1982—1985, Talbot County Young Men’s Christian Association, 1976—1982, Clergy Help, Inc., since 1983, Eastern Shore Youth for Christ, 1980—1982, honorary director, since 1982. Member endowment committee Talbot County Young Men’s Christian Association, 1979—1982. Trustee 1st Baptist Church, Easton, 1975—1983.

    Vice president, director Family Ministries, Inc., since 1976. Member Friends of Orchestra, Fredericksburg, since 1985, Kenmore Association, Fredericksburg, since 1985. Vice chairman National Christian Fellowship, Carlsbad, California, since 1986.

    Board directors Talbot Dance Association, 1983—1985, vice president, 1984—1985. Member finance committee Talbot County Academy Arts, 1984—1985. Chairman board deacons 1st Baptist Church, 1976—1982.

    Member of History Easton, Inc., Maryland Trust History Preservation, National Trust History Preservation, Victorian Society America, Talbot County Chamber of C. (director 1980-1981), Talbot County History Society, Early American Society.


    • Married Patricia Harrison Tydings, May 2, 1977. 1 stepchild Basil W. Tydings Junior;children from previous marriage: Kimberley Rowe, David Reed.
    • father: George Cephas Freeman
    • mother: Kathryn (Reed) Freeman
    • spouse: Patricia Harrison Tydings
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    • 1960 - 1962
      Manager, trading department Ryder & Company
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1963 - 1971
      institutional sales executive, Eastman Dillon
      Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      vice president, sales Blyth
    • 1973 - 1974
      chairman, board Freeman Distributing Company
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1974 - 1985
      Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1975
      chairman, board Freeman Distributing Company
    • 1979
      Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1979 - 1984
      president, Freeman & Kagan
      Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1979 - 1984
      director, Freeman & Kagan
      Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1985
      Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1985
      associate, broker William A. Middleton Realtors
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