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George Reed Sr. and John A. Reed

George Reed Sr. and John A. Reed

A glass-plate photograph made through the collodion process shows George W.M. Reed Sr. with eldest son, John Alois Reed, about 1868. The elder Reed was a merchant and served as city councilman, postmaster and circuit clerk. The younger Reed followed his father into the mercantile business before later becoming a traveling salesman.

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