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Charlotte Thompson REID

(1913-2007)

REID, Charlotte Thompson, a Representative from Illinois; born Charlotte Leota Thompson, September 27, 1913, in Kankakee, Ill.; graduated from East Aurora High School, Aurora, Ill., 1930; attended Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill.; entertainer under the name of Annette King; active in civic, community, and political affairs; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-October 7, 1971); member of the Federal Communications Commission, 1971-1976; member, President’s Task Force on International Private Enterprise, 1983-1985; member, board of overseers, Hoover Institution, 1984-1988; died on January 24, 2007, in Geneva, Ill.

Bibliography

”Charlotte T. Reid” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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