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This collection consists of personal and professional correspondence primarily addressed to Clyde M. Reed from various political figures.

Clyde Martin Reed was born on October 19, 1871 in Illinois. His family moved to Kansas when he was four years old. He married Minnie E. Hart in 1891 and they had ten children. In 1919, Reed became the personal secretary of Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen. In 1929, Reed was elected the 24th Governor of Kansas and served until 1931. Reed also served as a Kansas Senator from 1939-1949. He died on November 8th, 1949.

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Government and Law, Social Life and Customs


History | Law

Size of Collection

.4 linear feet

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0389

Reed, Clyde M., Collection, 1921-1931



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