REED, William, (1776 - 1837)

REED, William, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Marblehead, Mass., June 6, 1776; received a limited education; engaged in mercantile pursuits; elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth and Thirteenth Congresses (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1815); member of the board of the Andover Theological Seminary; trustee of Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.; resumed mercantile pursuits; died in Marblehead, Essex County, Mass., February 18, 1837; interment in a private burying ground on Harris Street.