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.