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Pennsylvania State Senate

Franklin Bound



Session Position District Party
1861 13 Republican
 Counties   Montour, Northumberland, Snyder


1829 - 1910

Born April 9, 1829, Milton, Northumberland County, the son of Joseph and Mary Ann Housel Bound; Frank Bound was educated in public schools, the Milton Academy, and Lafeyette College “Law School,” Easton.  Bound read law with Judge McCartney and state Senator Henry Green; joined the Northampton bar, 1853; and returned to Milton where he established a law practice.  He was elected to the state Senate in October 1860, serving a three-year term; enlisted in the 1863 Emergency Militia during the Gettysburg Campaign; attended the Republican state convention that nominated incumbent governor Andrew Curtin during the Civil War; and served as a delegate to the 1868 Republican National Convention in Chicago.  The senator purchased and was editor of the Miltonian, 1867-69; he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, 49th and 50th Congresses (1885-1889); and was, in particular, a high tariff advocate.  He married September 25, 1876, Emma E. O’Donnell.  The Hon. Franklin Bound died in Milton, August 8, 1910, buried in the Milton Cemetery