David A. Reed

David Aiken Reed ( born December 21, 1880 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, † February 10, 1953 in Sarasota, Florida ) was an American politician ( Republican), who represented the state of Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate.

After attending private schools David Reed made ​​in 1896 graduated from Shadyside Academy. He graduated from Princeton in 1900 and three years later at the Law School of the University of Pittsburgh; after admission to the bar, he began practicing in Pittsburgh. From 1912 to 1915, he stood before the State Commission for accidents at work. During the First World War, he served from 1917 as major of artillery, before he returned to his office in 1919.

After the death of U.S. Senator William E. Crow Reed was appointed on 8 August 1922, his successor in Congress; on 7 November of the same year he was chosen for its own term of office. After a re-election in 1928 he remained until January 3, 1935 at the Senate; in the election of 1934 he defeated Democrat Joseph F. Guffey.

As a result, David Reed again worked as a lawyer in Pittsburgh. He died in 1953 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.