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Jack Reed
Jack Reed, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Rhode Island
Assumed office
January 3, 1997
Serving with Sheldon Whitehouse
Preceded by Claiborne Pell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by Claudine Schneider
Succeeded by Robert Weygand
Personal details
Born November 12, 1949 (1949-11-12) (age 71)
Cranston, Rhode Island, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Julia Hart (m. 2005)
Children 1
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Harvard University
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service United States Army seal United States Army
Years of service 1971–1979 (Active)
1979–1991 (Reserve)
Rank US-O4 insignia.svg Major

82nd Airborne Division

  • 504 Infantry

John Francis "Jack" Reed (born November 12, 1949) is the senior United States Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 1997. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served in the United States House of Representatives for RI's 2nd congressional district from 1991 to 1997.

Reed was born on November 12, 1949 in Cranston, Rhode Island. He studied at Harvard University. Reed has been married to Julia Hart since 2005. They have one daughter.

  • Mulligan, John E. "Soldiering On", Washingtonian, September 1, 2008
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