William K. Bond
|William Key Bond|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 7th district
March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1841
|Preceded by||William Allen|
|Succeeded by||William Russell|
October 2, 1792|
St. Mary's County, Maryland
|Died||February 17, 1864
|Resting place||Spring Grove Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Litchfield Law School|
Born in St. Mary's County, Maryland, Bond attended the schools at Litchfield, Connecticut, where he also studied law at the Litchfield Law School. He moved to Chillicothe, Ohio, in 1812. He was admitted to the bar in 1813 and commenced practice in Chillicothe.
Bond was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress. As a Whig to the Twenty-fifth, and Twenty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1841). He served as chairman of the Committee on Public Expenditures (Twenty-sixth Congress). He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1840. He moved to Cincinnati in 1841 and continued the practice of his profession. He was appointed surveyor of the port of Cincinnati by President Fillmore May 2, 1849, and served until September 28, 1853. He became interested in the development of railroads in the west. He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, February 17, 1864. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.
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