Thomas Brackett Reed
Thomas Brackett Reed (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed, was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1889–1891 and from 1895–1899. He was a powerful leader of the Republican Party, and during his tenure as Speaker of the House, he served with greater influence than any Speaker who came before, and he forever increased its power and influence for those who succeeded him in the position.
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... Thomas Brackett Reed House, also known as the Thomas B ... Reed House is a National Historic Landmark at 30–32 Deering Street in Portland, Maine ... The house was built in 1888 as the home of Thomas Brackett Reed (1839–1902), Speaker of the House of Representatives (1889–1891 and 1895–1899) ...
... Biographies of the life of Thomas Brackett Reed have been written by Richard Stanley Offenberg, in 1963, and by Mead Dodd in 1930 ... Speaker! The Life and Times of Thomas B ... Reed the Man who Broke the Filibuster." ...
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