John Randall Reding
Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Reding attended the common schools. He was apprenticed to the printer's trade and subsequently became an editor.
He served as naval storekeeper at Portsmouth, 1853–1858, and as mayor of Portsmouth in 1860. He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1867-1870. He died in Portsmouth, October 8, 1892, and was interred in Haverhill Cemetery, Haverhill, New Hampshire.
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