Kasim Reed

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Date of Birth June 10, 1969
Place of Birth Plainfield, New Jersey
Age 51 years old
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Kasim Reed

Mohammed Kasim Reed is an American attorney and former politician who was the 59th mayor of Atlanta, Georgia's state capital and largest city, from 2010 to 2018. A Democrat, Reed was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1998 to 2002 and represented the 35th District in the Georgia State Senate from 2003 to 2009. He served as campaign manager for Shirley Franklin's successful Atlanta mayoral campaign in 2001. After Franklin was term limited from the mayor's office, Reed successfully ran for the position in 2009. Inaugurated on January 4, 2010, Reed was elected to a second term in 2013.

Born: Mohammed Kasim Reed, Jun 10, 1969, Plainfield, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party: Democratic
Spouse(s): Sarah-Elizabeth Langford
Education: Howard University
Preceded by: Shirley Franklin
Succeeded by: Keisha Lance Bottoms

About Kasim Reed

Politician and member of the Democratic party who became the fifty-ninth Mayor of Atlanta in 2010. He managed to balance the city's budget by limiting the pensions of city employees and using that money instead on the police force, as well as on community centers in poor neighborhoods.

Before Fame

He earned his J.D. from Howard University in 1995 after interning for for Joseph Patrick Kennedy II.

Achievement

He served in both the Georgia Senate and the Georgia House of Representatives.

Family Life

He has three brothers: Tracy, Carlson and Charles.

Associations

He is a high-profile city mayor, much like New York City's Michael Bloomberg.

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