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  Reed, Clyde M.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameClyde M. Reed
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Parsons, Kansas , United States
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Born October 19, 1871
DiedNovember 08, 1949 (78 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
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Aug 07, 2015 03:58am
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InfoBorn near Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., October 19, 1871; moved with his family to Labette County, Kans., in 1875; attended the public schools; taught school one year; served in the railway mail service 1889-1910, rising through all grades to field superintendent of divisions at Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio, New Orleans, La., Omaha, Nebr., and St. Paul, Minn., and superintendent, Railway Adjustment Division, Post Office Department; resigned in 1917 to manage and publish a newspaper at Parsons, Kans.; secretary to the Governor of Kansas 1919; member of Kansas Industrial Court 1920; chairman of the Kansas Public Utilities Commission 1921-1924; Governor of Kansas 1929-1931; practiced extensively before the Interstate Commerce Commission; elected as a Republican in 1938 to the United States Senate, reelected in 1944, and served from January 3, 1939, until his death in Parsons, Kans., November 8, 1949; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 1942; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

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Son Clyde M. Reed, Jr. 1914-1993

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RACES
  11/07/1944 KS US Senate Won 57.84% (+17.19%)
  08/08/1944 KS US Senate - R Primary Won 55.89% (+20.52%)
  08/04/1942 KS Governor - R Primary Lost 25.27% (-11.76%)
  11/08/1938 KS US Senate Won 56.21% (+12.43%)
  08/02/1938 KS US Senate - R Primary Won 42.28% (+16.46%)
  08/05/1930 KS Governor - R Primary Lost 45.50% (-9.01%)
  11/06/1928 KS Governor Won 65.60% (+32.40%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 15, 1939 NPA Reject