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Nelson Addington Reed

Nelson Addington Reed, American manufacturing executive. Named Man of Year Newspaper Guild, St. Louis, 1965; decorated Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Cluster, United States Army. Organizer Laclede's Landing, St. Louis, 1963; chairman Cahokia Society, St. Louis, 1963-1964. With infantry United States Army, 1944-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Background

  • Reed, Nelson Addington was born on April 6, 1926 in St. Louis. Son of Benjamin Everard and Anna Cornelia (Addington) Reed.

  • Education

    • Student, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1949. Student, Barnes Foundation, Marion, pennsylvania, 1948. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1949.

    Career

    • Secretary, vice president Reed Rubber Company, St. Louis, since 1950. President Reed Rubber Products, since 1985. Member Illinois Archaeol.

      Survey, Urbana, 1962-1968. Research associate Washington University, 1964-1975.

    Works

    • The Caste War of Yucatan [Revised Edition]
    • This is the classic account of one of the most dramatic episodes in Mexican history—the revolt of the Maya Indians of Yucatán against their white and mestizo oppressors that began in 1847.

    Membership

    Organizer Laclede's Landing, St. Louis, 1963. Chairman Cahokia Society, St. Louis, 1963-1964. With infantry United States Army, 1944-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

    Connections

    • Married Juliette Octavie Deconinck, August 11, 1952. 1 child, Nelson Fairfax.
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    Born April 6, 1926
    • 1949
      Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts
    • 1948
      Barnes Foundation
    • 1949
      Washington University
    • 1950
      Secretary, Reed Rubber Company
    • 1950
      vice president, Reed Rubber Company
    • 1985
      president, Reed Rubber Products