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Reed, Edward Cornelius, Jr.
Died June 1, 2013, in Reno, NV
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 12, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1986-1992. Assumed senior status on July 15, 1992. Service terminated on June 1, 2013, due to death.
University of Nevada, Reno, B.A., 1949
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1952
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Tax attorney, Arthur Andersen & Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1952-1953
Private practice, Reno, Nevada, 1953-1979
Special deputy attorney general for water rights litigation, State of Nevada, 1967-1979