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Harry Reid's Great-Great Uncle Hung for Being a Horse Thief ? & the Poilitical Spin

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A Politician Can Spin Anything! The following is a story about the great-great uncle of Senator Harry Reid. A rose by any other name still smells as sweet. Judy Wallman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California, was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Congressman Harry Reid's great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for horse stealing and train robbery in Montana in 1889. Both Judy and Harry Reid share this common ancestor. The only known photograph of Remus shows him standing on the gallows in Montana territory:

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