James B. Reed

James Byron Reed ( * January 2, 1881 in Lonoke, Lonoke County, Arkansas, † April 27, 1935 in Little Rock, Arkansas ) was an American politician. Between 1923 and 1929 he represented the sixth electoral district of the state of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.


After primary school, James Reed studied at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville Jura. After his made ​​in 1906 admitted to the bar he began to practice in this profession. Politically, he joined the Democratic Party. In 1907, Reed was elected to the House of Representatives from Arkansas. Between 1912 and 1916 he was a prosecutor in the 17th Judicial District of Arkansas.

After the death of Congressman Lewis E. Sawyer Reed was selected in the sixth district of his state to his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives. After he was confirmed in each case in his office at the regular congressional elections of 1924 and 1926, he was able to exercise the mandate between 6 October 1923 and 3 March 1929 at the Congress. For the elections of 1928, Reed was not nominated by his party. After he retired from politics.