Solomon BUNDY, Congress, NY (1823-1889)


BUNDY, Solomon, a Representative from New York; born in Oxford, Chenango County, N.Y., May 22, 1823; attended the common schools and Oxford (N.Y.) Academy; taught school for several years; engaged in mercantile pursuits; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1859 and commenced practice in Oxford; while studying law served as justice of the peace and clerk of the Board of Supervisors of Chenango County; district attorney of Chenango County 1862-1865; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); was not a candidate for renomination in 1878; resumed the practice of law; died in Oxford, N.Y., January 13, 1889; interment in Riverview Cemetery.

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