Senator John 'Jack' Francis Reed's Public Statements


Full Name: John 'Jack' Francis Reed
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Potential, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Julia; 1 Child: Emily
Birth Date: 11/12/1949
Birth Place: Cranston, RI
Home City: Jamestown, RI
Religion: Roman Catholic
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