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Stuart F. Reed


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


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


the Fairmont State Normal School

the law department of West Virginia University


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.


  • college journal

    • Athenaeum (1889)

  • journal

    • Telegram (1890-1898)


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


Married Bonnie Belle Smith, June 16, 1898.

Milton D. Reed

Margaret (Stuart) Reed

Bonnie Belle Smith