Stanley Reed

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Stanley Reed
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Current Court Information:
Supreme Court of the United States
Title:   Former Justice
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin D. Roosevelt
Active:   1/27/1938-2/25/1957
Senior:   2/25/1957-4/2/1980
Past post:   United States Solicitor General
Past term:   1935-1938
Personal History
Born:   December 31, 1884
Home state:   Kentucky
Deceased:   April 2, 1980
Undergraduate:   Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1902
Law School:   Read law, 1910

Stanley Forman Reed (1884-1980) was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 15, 1938 to replace Justice George Sutherland. On February 25, 1957, he assumed senior status and continued to serve in this capacity until his death on April 2, 1980.[1]

Reed was one of nine justices nominated to the Supreme Court by President Roosevelt. He served during The Hughes Court, The Stone Court, The Vinson Court and The Warren Court.[2]

Education

Reed received undergraduate degrees from Kentucky Wesleyan and Yale College. He received his legal education by reading law.[1]

Military service

  • U.S. Army First Lieutenant, Army Intelligence Division, 1917-1918

Professional career

  • 1935-1938: United States Solicitor General
  • 1932-1935: General counsel, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Washington, D.C.
  • 1929-1932: General counsel, Federal Farm Board, Washington, D.C.
  • 1912-1916: Member, Kentucky General Assembly
  • 1910-1929: Attorney in private practice, Maysville and Ashland, Kentucky[1]

Federal judicial nomination

Supreme Court

Reed was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 15, 1938 to replace Justice George Sutherland. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 25th, and received commission on January 27, 1938. On February 25, 1957, Reed assumed senior status and continued to serve in this capacity until his death on April 2, 1980.[1]

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Preceded by:
George Sutherland
Supreme Court
1938–1980
Succeeded by:
Charles Whittaker