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Jack Reed

Jack ReedAKA John Silas Reed

Born: 22-Oct-1887
Birthplace: Portland, OR
Died: 19-Oct-1920
Location of death: Moscow, Russia
Cause of death: Typhus
Remains: Buried, Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ten Days That Shook the World

Father: Charles Jerome Reed (US Marshal, b. 12-May-1855, d. 1-Jul-1912)
Mother: Margaret Green
Brother: Henry Green Reed (b. 1890)
Girlfriend: Mabel Dodge Luhan (author)
Wife: Louise Bryant Trullinger (m. Nov-1916, until his death, later m. William C. Bullitt)

    High School: Morristown School
    University: Harvard University (1910)

    Communist Party USA
    Industrial Workers of the World
    Harvard Lampoon
    The Masses
    Harvard Club
    Murder of Waldo Peirce (1911), acquitted after Peirce arrived at the courtroom
    Disorderly Conduct Paterson, NJ (1913)
    Traveled to Bolshevik Russia 1919
    Held Prisoner Russia (1919)
    Sedition arrested (14-Sep-1918), charge dropped (Apr-1919)
    Inciting a Riot Philadelphia, PA (31-May-1919), acquitted
    Smuggling diamonds, Helsinki, Finland (13-Mar-1920)
    Deported to Moscow (1920)
    Surgery Kidney Removal
    Hunger Strike (18-May-1920)
    Paralyzed right side of his body
    Risk Factors: Depression, Insomnia, Scurvy

Author of books:
Insurgent Mexico (1914, regional affairs)
The War in Eastern Europe (1916, history)
Ten Days That Shook the World (1919, history)


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