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FRANKLIN L. KURY


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1967 108 Democrat
1968 108 Democrat
1969 108 Democrat
1970 108 Democrat
1971 108 Democrat
1972 108 Democrat
 Counties   Montour, Northumberland

Biography

10/15/1936 -

KURY, Franklin L., a Representative from Montour and Northumberland Counties; born in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa., October 15, 1936; graduated, Sunbury High School, 1954; A.B. Trinity College, 1958; LL.B. University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1961; served, United States Army; served, United States Army Reserves; attorney; deputy attorney general, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General (1962); congressional aide to Hon. George M. Rhodes (1963-1966); elected as a Democrat for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1967 term and served 2 more consecutive terms; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1973-1980); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (1980); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1996); partner, Reed Smith LLP (1983-2003); Malady & Wooten (2004-present); guest lecturer.
 
 
 
Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Franklin L. Kury, 1967-1972, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.
 


Bibliography

Kury, Franklin L.  Clean Politics, Clean Streams:  A Legislative Autobiography and Reflections. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 2011.

Kury, Franklin L.  Why Are You Here?  A Primer for Legislators and Citizens.  Janham, MD: The University Press of America, 2014 
 
Kury, Franklin L.  Gerrymandering: A Guide to Congressional Redistricting, Dark Money, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Hamilton Books Publishing Company, 2018