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Francis Cables Reed, American lawyer. Decorated Legion of Merit (Army). Served as colonel Military Intelligence div. War Department, 1942-1946.; Member American, New York, District of Columbia Bar associations, New York County Lawyers Association, Association Bar City New York, American Judiciary Society, Zeta Psi.

Background

Reed, Francis Cables was born on November 10, 1903 in New York City. Son of William Henry and Mary Robinson (West) Reed.

Education

Graduate Hotchkiss School, 1921. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1925. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1928.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1929, District of Columbia Bar, 1973. Associate firm Hughes, Schurman & Dwight, New York City, 1928-1935, partner, 1935-1937, Hughes, Hubbard and Reed, 1937-1974. Director National Securities & Research Corporation, One William St. Fund, Inc., Collins & Aikman Corporation, Hillenbrand Industries, Inc.

Board of directors Young Men’s Christian Association of the Oranges, from 1947. Trustee, Practicing Law Institute, 1960-1973.

Membership

Served as colonel Military Intelligence div. War Department, 1942-1946. Member American, New York, District of Columbia Bar associations, New York County Lawyers Association, Association Bar City New York, American Judiciary Society, Zeta Psi.

Clubs: Downtown Association (New York City).

Connections

Married Virginia Rodman, June 25, 1927. Children: Mary Caroline Reed Hopkins, Elizabeth Ann (Mistress.

father:
William Henry Reed

mother:
Mary Robinson (West) Reed

spouse:
Virginia Rodman

child:
Mary Caroline Reed Hopkins Reed

child:
Elizabeth Ann (Mrs Reed