James Wesley Reid was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina.Born in Wentworth, North Carolina to the Rev. Dr. Numa Fletcher Reid and his first wife Ann E. Wright, James W. Reid pursued an academic course. He was graduated from Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia, in 1869 and subsequently taught in the same college. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in Wentworth, North Carolina. He served as Treasurer of Rockingham County 1874-1884. He was active in Methodist and Masonic circles. His strength was in his "silver tongued oratory."Source: Wikipedia
Private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Emory, Virginia, United States
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