Sir Edward James Reed

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Sir Edward James Reed

Birthdate: (76)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Reed and Elizabeth Arney
Father of Edward Tennyson Reed
Brother of John William Reed; Elizabeth Ann Reed; Emily Reed; William Reed; Richard Reed and 1 other

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About Sir Edward James Reed

From the 1899 Edition of "Who is who" by Douglas Sladen (an Annual Biographical Dictionary) London Adam & Charles Black, Soho Square:

Educated at the school of Mathematics and Naval Construction Portsmouth. Chief Constructor of the British Navy between 1863 and 1870. Lord of the Treasury 1886. MP for Pembroke 1874-1880. MP for Cardiff 1880-95. PUBLICATIONS: Our Ironclad Ships 1869, Letters from Russia 1875-76, Japan 1880, The Stability of Ships 1884, Fort Minster MP 1885, Modern Ships of War (cowritten with Admiral Simpson USN)1888,

Added by Michael Stanley Reed: ...and other books he wrote in Japan after 1889 - - for which I do not at this time have the info - - while he was Naval Advisor to the Emperor of Japan during the design and building of the new steel hulled, steam powered and rotary gun turreted battleships that were to destroy the Russian fleet at Port Arthur

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Sir Edward James Reed's Timeline

September 13, 1830
March 27, 1860
Age 29
November 30, 1906
Age 76