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John Reedy was born early in the 19th century in Ireland. He came to the United States in 1837 and to Savannah, Georgia shortly thereafter. He and his wife, Jane were the parents of four children. Mr. Reedy became a property owner in 1849; he was elected to his first political office as a Justice of the Peace in 1853. He remained active in politics until he was found guilty of malpractice of office in 1871. He died in 1882 and was buried in Catholic Cemetery. Surviving him were four children and numerous grandchildren. The last of the Reedys died in 1974.

Publication Date

Summer 1979

John Reedy and Family