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Edward Cornelius Reed

Biography of Edward Cornelius Reed Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Reed
  • First Name: Edward
  • Middle Name: Cornelius
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: July , 8 , 1924
  • Place of Birth (POB): Mason , Nevada (US-NV, NV, 32, Nev., Nv.)
  • Date of Death: June , 1 , 2013
  • Place of Death (POD): Reno , Nevada (US-NV, NV, 32, Nev., Nv.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Edward Cornelius Reed Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/12/1979
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 92 Stat. 1629
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/23/1979
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/11/1979
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/25/1979
  • Commission Date: 09/26/1979
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1986
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1992
  • Retirement from Active Service: 07/15/1992
  • Date of Termination: 06/01/2013
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Edward Cornelius Reed Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Nevada, Reno
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1949

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1952

Edward Cornelius Reed Jr. Career Path


  • U.S. Army, 1943-1946
  • Tax attorney, Arthur Andersen & Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1952-1953
  • Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1953-1979
  • Special deputy attorney general for water rights litigation, State of Nevada, 1967-1979


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