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John Reed, Jr.

In office
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 (8th)
March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817 (9th)
March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1823 (9th)
March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1841 (11th)
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1833 (13th)
Preceded by Isaiah L. Green (1813)
Laban Wheaton (1815)
Walter Folger, Jr. (1821)
William Eustis (1823)
John Quincy Adams (1833)
Succeeded by William Baylies (1815)
Walter Folger, Jr. (1817)
Henry W. Dwight (1823)
Barker Burnell (1841)

In office
1844 – 1851
Governor George N. Briggs
Preceded by Henry H. Childs
Succeeded by Henry W. Cushman

Born September 2, 1781
West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Died November 25, 1860
West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Political party Federalist
Whig

John Reed, Jr. (September 2, 1781 – November 25, 1860) was a Representative from Massachusetts.

Reed was born in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He graduated from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island in 1803, and was a tutor of languages in that institution for two years, and principal of the Bridgewater, Massachusetts Academy in 1806 and 1807. He studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

He was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817); elected to the Seventeenth through Twenty-third Congresses; elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-fourth Congress, and elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1821-March 3, 1841). He was chairman of the Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business (Twenty-second Congress). He declined to be candidate for reelection in 1840.

He was Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1845-1851).

Reed died in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Reed was the son of John Reed, Sr..

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Isaiah L. Green
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 8th congressional district

March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815
Succeeded by
William Baylies
Preceded by
Laban Wheaton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 9th congressional district

March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817
Succeeded by
Walter Folger, Jr.
Preceded by
Walter Folger, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 9th congressional district

March 4, 1821 - March 3, 1823
Succeeded by
Henry W. Dwight
Preceded by
William Eustis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 13th congressional district

March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1833
Succeeded by
District eliminated
Preceded by
John Quincy Adams
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 11th congressional district

March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1841
Succeeded by
Barker Burnell
Political offices
Preceded by
Henry H. Childs
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1844 – 1851
Succeeded by
Henry W. Cushman
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