Reed, Jack (11/12/1949- )

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  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Occupation: Legislator, U.S. Senator, United States Army Captain, Professor, Attorney
  • Biography: Jack (John Francis) Reed, a Democrat from Rhode Island, has served in the Senate since 1996, prior to which he was a professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point (1977-79) and a practicing attorney (1982-90). He served in the Rhode Island State Senate from 1984 to 1990 and the U.S. House of Representatives from 1990-1996. He is a member of the Appropriations Committee, Armed Services Committee, and the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.


  • Reed, Jack (John Francis) 11/12/1949-
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