Franklin BOUND, Congress, PA (1829-1910)


BOUND, Franklin, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Milton, Northumberland County, Pa., April 9, 1829; attended the common schools and old Milton Academy; studied law at Easton, Pa.; was admitted to the bar in 1853 and commenced practice in Milton; member of the State senate 1860-1863; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1868; served as a private in one of the emergency regiments called for the defense of the State; was mustered into the United States service and discharged with his regiment; elected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1889); was not a candidate for renomination in 1888; resumed the practice of law; died in Milton, Pa., on August 8, 1910; interment in Milton Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present