Franklin Bound

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Franklin Bound
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 14th district
In office
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889
Preceded by Samuel F. Barr
Succeeded by John W. Rife
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
In office
Personal details
Born (1829-04-09)April 9, 1829
Milton, Pennsylvania
Died August 8, 1910(1910-08-08) (aged 81)
Political party Republican

Franklin Bound (April 9, 1829 – August 8, 1910) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


Franklin Bound was born in Milton, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and old Milton Academy. He studied law at Easton, Pennsylvania, was admitted to the bar in 1853 and commenced practice in Milton. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1860 to 1863. He was a delegate to the 1868 Republican National Convention. He served as a private in the Militia of 1863, 28th Regiment, Company and was mustered into the United States service and discharged with his regiment.

Bound was elected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1888. He resumed the practice of law and died in Milton in 1910. Interment in Milton Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Samuel F. Barr
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district

Succeeded by
John W. Rife