History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Reed, James Hay
Born September 10, 1853, in Allegheny, PA
Died June 17, 1927, in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on February 10, 1891, to a seat vacated by Marcus W. Acheson. Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1891, and received commission on February 20, 1891. Service terminated on January 15, 1892, due to resignation.

Education:
Western University of Pennsylvania (now University of Pittsburgh), A.M., 1872
Read law, 1875

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1875-1891, 1892-1927

 

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