Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The small lapel pin bears the photo of noted Maine politician Thomas Brackett Reed, who served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and instituted "Reed's Rule" that prohibited silence during roll calls to leave the House without a quorum and thereby block business being conducted.
The pin advertises the Reed cigar, promoted by Cook, Everett & Pennell, wholesale druggists of Portland.
- Title: Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- State: ME
- Media: metal
- Local Code: A70-48-62
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902
Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902--Associated objects
Maine -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century
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