Peter Schafer Reid was born and raised in Aberdeen. He is a graduate of Stanford University, New York University School of Law and the School of Oriental and African Studies of London University. Reid served two years in the Peace Corps in Tanzania and was the Executive Director of a Public Interest Law Firm in the San Francisco Bay Area for 30 years before joining the faculty of Stanford Law School. He retired from Stanford in 2006 when he and his wife, Barbara Ogle, moved to Olympia. Reid currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington State Parks Foundation and is President of the Olympia World Affairs Council.


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