Reid was sworn in as Sheriff on October 28, 1819, about 8 months after the Alabama territory was ceded to the United States and a little over a month before Jefferson County was officially split from Blount County. He served through October 5, 1822.
|Jefferson County Sheriff
- Works Progress Administration. "A Register of County Officials, Jefferson County, Alabama, 1819-1900". Birmingham Public Library. Copy transcribed by Carl O. Thomas in December, 2003 and reproduced in his "The Anderson Sheriffs of Jefferson County, Alabama" of 2004.