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Federal agency administrator , state senator

Edward Francis Reilly, American former state senator, federal agency administrator. Member National Commision on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agilysys; Member National Institute Corrections (advisory board), American Paroling.


Reilly,, Edward Francis was born on March 24, 1937 in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Son of Edward F. and Marian C. (Sullivan) Reilly.


Bachelor, U.Kans., 1961. Vice president Reilly & Sons, Inc., Leavenworth, 1967-1992. President Yllier Lake Estates, Inc., Easton, Kansas, 1965-1989.

Member Kansas House of Representatives, 1963-1964. Member Kansas State Senate, 1964-1992, assistant majority leader, 1977-1980, vice-chairman governmental organization, chairman insurance subcommittee, chairman federal and state affairs committee.


V.P. Reilly & Sons, Inc., Leavenworth, 1967-1992. President Yllier Lake Estates, Inc., Easton, Kansas, 1965-1989. Member Kansas House Representatives, 1963-1964, Kansas State Senate, 1964-1992, assistant majority leader, 1977-1980.

Member United States Parole Commission, United States Department Justice, 1992—2009, chairman, 1992—1997, 2001—2009. Commissioner National Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, 1982-1996. Advisory member American Justice Institute federal and state prisons.

Member community liaison committee United States Penitentiary Lansing, Kansas.


Commissioner ex officio United States Sentencing Commission, Washington. Delegate to Republican National Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, 1968. Chairman Leavenworth County Radio Free Europe Fund, 1972.

Board directors St. John's Hospital, Leavenworth, 1970-1979, secretary. Board directors Leavenworth Association for Handicapped, 1968-1969, American Red Cross, Leavenworth chapter, Kansas Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 1969-1972. Appointed by President Reagan National Highway Safety Advisory Committee.

Active Trinity National Leadership Roundtable, Catholic Campaign American, Kansas Advisory Board Juvenile Offenders, National Committee Community Corrections, board trustees, American University Rome, advisory board member School Philosophy Catholic University. Member National Criminal Justice Association, National Institute Corrections (advisory board), Advisory Board, Department of Philosophy, Catholic University of America, American Paroling Authorities International, American Correctional Association, American Probation and Paroling Association, Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce (honorary director 1970-1973), Northern Association Chiefs Police, Association United States Army (Henry Leavenworth award 1960), Kansas City (Kansas) Chamber of Commerce, Leavenworth History Society (director 1968-1973), John Carroll Society, Native Sons of Kansas City, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Supreme Court of the United States Court History Society, Kiwanis (director 1969-1970, Connelly award 1991, Legion of Honor award 1996), Knights of Columbus, Elks, Eagles, Order of Malta, Equestrian Order Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem, Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George, Heritage Foundation, American Society Italian Legion Merit.


Edward F. Reilly,

Marian C. (Sullivan) Reilly,