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Stephen Russell Reed (August 9, 1949 – January 25, 2020)[1] was an American Democratic politician. He was the longest-serving mayor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was re-elected to seven four-year terms, from 1982 to 2010.[2] After leaving office, Reed faced charges on nearly 500 counts of theft, fraud and corruption.[3][4] He pled guilty to 20 charges and was sentenced to probation.[5][6] He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

Reed died in Harrisburg on January 25, 2020 of prostate cancer at the age of 70.[7]

References

  1. "PA Report 100" (PDF). Pennsylvania Report. Capital Growth, Inc.. January 23, 2009. http://www.pa-report.com/uploaded_pdf/PA%20Report%20100%20-%20Jan%2023,%202009.pdf. 
  2. Charles Thompson (July 14, 2015). "Former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen R. Reed charged with bribery, theft and dozens more criminal charges". http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2015/07/former_mayor_reed_hit_with_doz.html. Retrieved August 12, 2015. 
  3. Howard Sheppard (July 14, 2015). "Attorney General Kane says Reed charges one of the most disturbing cases of public corruption". http://fox43.com/2015/07/14/attorney-genera-kane-says-reed-charges-one-of-the-most-disturbing-cases-of-public-corruption/. Retrieved August 12, 2015. 
  4. Matt Miller (January 27, 2017). "Ex-Harrisburg Mayor Reed gets no jail time for stealing city artifacts". http://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/01/ex-harrisburg_mayor_stephen_re_1.html. Retrieved June 5, 2018. 
  5. Matt Miller (January 27, 2017). "City 'disappointed' former Mayor Reed will serve no jail time: Eric Papenfuse". http://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/01/city_disappointed_former_mayor.html. Retrieved June 5, 2018. 
  6. "Former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed dies at 70". Pennlive. https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/01/former-harrisburg-mayor-stephen-reed-dead-at-xx.html. Retrieved January 26, 2020. 

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