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Jack Reed's Biography


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United States District Courthouse
One Exchange Terrace, Suite 408
Providence, RI 02903-1744

1000 Chapel View Boulevard
Suite 290
Cranston, RI 02920-5602

728 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

John 'Jack' Francis Reed




Wife: Julia; 1 Child: Emily

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Cranston, RI

Home City:

Jamestown, RI


Roman Catholic

JD, Harvard Law School, 1982

MPP, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1973

BS, Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1971

Senator, United States Senate, 1996-present

Former Democratic Deputy Whip

Candidate, United States Senate, Rhode Island, 2020

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 1, 1990-1996

Senator, Rhode Island State Senate, 1984-1990

Member, After School Caucus

Member, Army Caucus

Member, Heart and Stroke Coalition

Member, Hispanic Task Force

Member, Hunger Caucus

Member, Impact Aid Caucus

Member, Indian Caucus

Member, Mental Health Caucus

Member, Multiple Sclerosis Caucus

Member, National Guard Caucus

Co-Chair, Northeast-Midwest Senate Coalition

Member, Prevention Coalition

Former Member, Select Committee on Intelligence, United States Senate

Member, Senate Cancer Coalition

Member, Senate Cultural Caucus

Member, Senate Science and Technology Caucus

Member, Senate Smart Growth Task Force

Member, Senate Taskforce on Manufacturing

Former Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, United States Senate

Co-Creator, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Co-Creator, Office of Financial Research

Major, United States Army Reserve, 1979-1991

Attorney, Edwards and Angell, 1983

Law Associate, Sutherland, Asbill, and Brennan, 1982-1983

Captain, United States Army, 1967-1979

Associate Professor, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1978-1979

Democratic Chair, Friends of Portugal

Member, Washington, District of Columbia Bar Association, 1983

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