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Lawyer , mortgage and financial consultant

Robert Newton Reid was American lawyer, mortgage and financial consultant. Bar: Illinois 1930, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1949, Maryland 1961, District of Columbia 1961. Decorated Legion of Merit.

Background

Reid, Robert Newton was born on March 28, 1908 in Ottawa, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert Joseph and Mae (Newton) Reid.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1929. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1930.

Career

Practiced in, Chicago, 1930-1939;with, Follansbee, Shorey & Schupp, 1933-1939;government attorney, Farm Credit Administration, Washington, 1939-1942;attorney, counsel, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Federal National Mortgage Association, 1942-1949;assistant general counsel, Federal National Mortgage Association, 1949-1950;general counsel, Federal National Mortgage Association, 1950-1970;special counsel, Federal National Mortgage Association, 1970-1973;vice president, Federal National Mortgage Association, 1950-1959, 68-73;director, Federal National Mortgage Association, 1954-1959;consultant, Federal National Mortgage Association, 1973-1995;retired, 1995.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1930, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1949, Maryland. 1961, District of Columbia 1961.

Membership

Member board advisors Washington Studio School, 1985-1995. Served from Second lieutenant to lieutenant colonel Judge Advisory General Corps United States Army Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association (life), Federal Bar Association District of Columbia Bar Association (life), American Judicature Society, Supreme Court History Society, Reserve Officers Association (life), American Legion (life), Sons of the American Revolution (life), Retired Officers Association (life), Military Order of World Wars (life), National Association, Uniformed Services, English Speaking Union, Delta Sigma Phi (life), Phi Alpha Delta.

Clubs: National Lawyers (life), University (life) (Washington). Lodges: Masons (life).

Connections

father:
Robert Joseph Reid

mother:
Mae (Newton) Reid