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Manufacturing company executive

Nelson Addington Reed, American Manufacturing company 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, 1946-1949;student, Barnes Foundation, Marion, pennsylvania, 1947-1948;Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1949.

Career

Secretary, vice president, Reed Rubber Company, St. Louis, since 1950;president, Reed Rubber Products, St. Louis, since 1985. Member Illinois Archaeol. Survey, Urbana, 1962-1968.

Research associate Washington University, 1964-1975.

Works

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.

father:
Benjamin Everard Reed

mother:
Anna Cornelia (Addington) Reed

spouse:
Juliette Octavie Deconinck

child:
Nelson Fairfax Reed