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"William M. Bunn." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia 19 Jul. 2019.  www.wikipedia.org



Session Position District Party
1869 Republican
1870 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


01/01/1842 - 09/19/1923

BUNN, William Malcolm, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, January 1, 1842 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; corporal, Company F, 72nd Regiment, “Fire Zouaves,” Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861-1862, Civil War; prisoner of war, Richmond prison, 1862); colonel, Pennsylvania National Guard; woodworker; elected, delegate, State Republican Conventions; elected, delegate, National Republican Conventions; seated as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1869 term as a result of contested election, January 27, 1869; reelected to the House for 1870 term; elected, register of wills, Philadelphia (1871-1874); owner and editor, Philadelphia Sunday Transcript; presidential appointee, Governor of the Idaho Territory (1884-1885); appointed, prothonotary, Common Pleas Court, Philadelphia (1921-1923); died, September 19, 1923 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.