On December 28, 2021, Harry Reid lost his fight with pancreatic cancer. Senator Harry Reid, Nevada’s longest-serving congressman, passed away at 82. His wife, Landra Gould, released a statement confirming his death, in which she stated, that she is saddened to announce the loss of her husband, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. After a brave, four-year struggle with pancreatic cancer, he passed away with his family at his side this afternoon.
Reed, according to Gould, was a devoted family guy and loyal friend who was grateful for everyone’s assistance throughout his cancer battle. At the same time, Harry, according to Gould, was a truly loyal family, man and friend. The generosity shown to us throughout the years is tremendously appreciated. To the physicians and nurses who took care of him, we owe an enormous debt of gratitude.
The current Majority Leader in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, has also released a statement in response to Harry Reid’s death. He was tough as nails, powerful, kind, and sympathetic, and he would silently go out of his way to assist those in need. He was at the top of the list for me regarding leadership, guidance, and friendship. Rory, Key, Josh, Lana, and Leif Reid are among those who will miss him much, along with his wife, Landra.
All about Landra Gould, Harry Reid’s wife
Her Jewish immigrant parents raised Landra Gould in Henderson, Nevada. She’s best known as Harry Reid’s wife and attended the same high school as him. Gould started dating the future Democratic leader when they were still in high school, and they eventually tied the knot in 1959 over her family’s disapproval. She was at Reid’s side throughout his political career and even at the end.
In terms of age, she’s 74. Now, she would likely win a beauty contest. That woman is the kindest human being I’ve ever met. She has been an excellent partner and mother. The politician claimed he was privileged to have Landra as his life partner. Landra has also beaten cancer and is still here to tell the tale. She was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in 2011 and subsequently had treatment, including chemotherapy, in a Washington, D.C. hospital that has since been withheld from public view. She and Harry Reid have five children, four boys and a girl.
Personal life of Harry Reid and Landra Gould
After meeting each other in college, Harry Reid and Landra Gould remained together for over 60 years till his death on December 28. According to reports, the two first crossed paths when Gould was a sophomore in high school and Reid was a junior. In high school, they began dating. The politician said in his book, The Good Fight, that he first met Landra while she was cleaning the family car. Landra’s father was against her dating Harry since the two were of different faiths. Despite their eventual conversion to Mormonism, the couple is said to have preserved a Mezuzah on their door. Until Landra’s parents passed away, the family celebrated major Jewish festivals together.