Biography - DANIEL W. REED

Daniel W. Reed, the popular and accommodating deputy county clerk, was born in Tuscola, March 11, 1864. He is a son of John T. and Annie (Walters) Reed, who were natives of Pennsylvania. John T. Reed was reared to manhood in Pennsylvania, where he learned the tailor's trade, at which he worked in his younger days, and in 1862 came to Illinois and settled on a farm in Tuscola township.

Daniel W. Reed grew to maturity on the farm and was engaged in school teaching for seven years, having been principally educated at the Danville, Indiana, Normal School. For two years Mr. Reed served efficiently and acceptably to the citizens of Tuscola on the city police force. In 1887 he was united in marriage to Miss Alice Price, and to their marriage have been born two lovely children: Lucile and Louise. Mr. Reed is a member of the Masonic fraternity and also of the Woodmen. In political opinion he has always been a consistent Republican and an effective worker in the ranks of his party. As an officer he is almost universally liked by the people throughout Douglas county.

Extracted 25 May 2019 by Norma Hass from the Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County, Illinois, published in 1900, page 191.

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