Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Reed, David Aiken

Reed, David Aiken, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., December 21, 1880; attended private schools; was graduated from Shadyside Academy, Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1896 and from Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., in 1900; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1903 and practiced in Pittsburgh, Pa., 1903-1917; chairman of the Pennsylvania Industrial Accidents Commission 1912-1915; during the First World War served as major of the Three Hundred and Eleventh Field Artillery from August 15, 1917, until his discharge February 26, 1919; lieutenant colonel, Field Artillery Reserve, 1919-1922; awarded the Distinguished Service Medal; chevalier, French Legion of Honor; member of the American Battle Monuments Commission 1923-1948; resumed the practice of law in Pittsburgh in 1919; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1924, 1932, 1936, and 1940; appointed on August 8, 1922, and elected on November 7, 1922, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1923, caused by the death of William E. Crow, and on the same day was elected for the term commencing March 4, 1923; reelected in 1928, and served from August 8, 1922, to January 3, 1935; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934; resumed the practice of law in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he resides.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Reed, David Aiken," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1724 Original Sources, accessed September 25, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKHWVIXEUNIR5IQ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Reed, David Aiken." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1724, Original Sources. 25 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKHWVIXEUNIR5IQ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Reed, David Aiken' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1724. Original Sources, retrieved 25 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKHWVIXEUNIR5IQ.