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Stuart F. Reed

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Stuart F. Reed, American congressman. member West Virginia Senate, 1895-1899; Clubs, 1900.

Background

Reed, Stuart F. was born on January 8, 1866 in Barbour County, West Virginia, United States. Son of Milton D. and Margaret (Stuart) Reed.

Education

the Fairmont State Normal School

the law department of West Virginia University

Career

Founder and editor, Athenæum (college journal), 1889. Editor of Telegram, Clarksburg, 1890-1898. Postmaster, Clarksburg, 1897-1901.

Member West Virginia Senate, 1895-1899. Vice president National League Republican Clubs, 1900. A founder, 1900, vice president, 1904, National Republican Editorial Association of the United States.

Member literature bureau Republican National Executive Committee, 1904. Declined appointment as consul general to Buenos Aires, 1905. Secretary of state of West Virginia, 1909-1913, 1913-1917.

Member 65th to 68th Congresses (1917-1925). 3d West Virginia District. Chairman District of Columbia Committee of Congress, 1923-1925.

President West Virginia Editorial Association, 1893-1896. Member World’s Literature Congress, Chicago, 1893. President of the board of trustees Broaddus Classical and Scientific Institute, 1901-1908.

Regent and member Executive Committee West Virginia University, 1895-1898. Originated Comr. School of W.V.U., 1897. Member International Tax Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, 1909.

Vice president West Virginia Semi-Centennial Commission, 1911-1913.

Works

  • college journal

    • Athenaeum (1889)

  • journal

    • Telegram (1890-1898)

Membership

Member West Virginia Senate, 1895-1899. Clubs, 1900.

Connections

Married Bonnie Belle Smith, June 16, 1898.

father:
Milton D. Reed

mother:
Margaret (Stuart) Reed

spouse:
Bonnie Belle Smith