Charles C. Reid

Charles Chester Reid ( born June 15, 1868 in Clarksville, Arkansas, † May 20 1922 in Little Rock, Arkansas ) was an American politician. Between 1901 and 1903 he represented the fourth and 1903-1911 the fifth electoral district of the state of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.


After primary school, Charles Reid studied 1883-1885 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. This is followed by a law degree graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville ( Tennessee). After his made ​​in 1887 admitted to the bar in Morrilton Reid began to work in his new profession. Between 1894 and 1898 he was District Attorney in Conway County. From this position he entered in 1898 back to practice again as a private attorney.

Reid was a member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1900, he was appointed as their candidate in the fourth district of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he replaced William L. Terry on March 4, 1901. Reid represented his constituency only for a term of up to 3 March 1903 Congress. In 1902 and for the three following midterm elections, he was elected as the successor of Hugh A. Dinsmore in the fifth district. So that he could complete a total of 1911 five legislative sessions in Congress between March 1901 and March.

In the elections of 1910, Reid gave up another candidacy. He retired from politics and worked as a lawyer. Reid died in 1922 in Little Rock, the capital of the State of Arkansas, and was buried there.

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