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  Reed, David A.
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NameDavid A. Reed
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born December 21, 1880
DiedFebruary 10, 1953 (72 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 27, 2015 04:17am
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InfoREED, David Aiken, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., December 21, 1880; attended private schools; graduated from Shadyside Academy, Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1896, from Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., in 1900, and from the University of Pittsburgh Law School in 1903; 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 in the field artillery 1917-1919; resumed the practice of law in Pittsburgh in 1919; appointed as a Republican 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; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments (Sixty-ninth Congress), Committee on Military Affairs (Seventieth through Seventy-second Congresses); resumed the practice of law in Pittsburgh, Pa.; died in Sarasota, Fla., February 10, 1953; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Va.




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  11/06/1934 PA US Senate Lost 46.46% (-4.32%)
  05/15/1934 PA US Senate - R Primary Won 50.44% (+8.31%)
  11/06/1928 PA US Senate Won 64.38% (+30.38%)
  11/07/1922 PA US Senate Won 55.61% (+25.48%)
  11/07/1922 PA US Senate Special Election Won 86.17% (+80.12%)
  08/08/1922 PA US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/16/1922 PA US Senate Special Election - R Primary Won 99.85% (+99.69%)
  05/16/1922 PA US Senate - R Primary Won 89.97% (+79.97%)
  05/16/1922 PA US Senate - Soc Primary Lost 13.21% (-0.81%)
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Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 R John J. Parker