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This article is about the businessman and namesake of Bourne, Massachusetts. For his son, the United States Senator from Oregon, see Jonathan Bourne, Jr.
|Occupation||Businessman and Politician|
|Known for||Namesake of Bourne, Massachusetts|
Jonathan Bourne (1811–1889) was a New Bedford alderman, major investor in the whaling business, member of executive councils of Massachusetts governors George D. Robinson and Oliver Ames, and namesake of the town of Bourne.
- John Clark Rand. One of a thousand: a series of biographical sketches of one thousand representative men resident in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, A.D. 1888-'89. First national publishing company, 1890; p.66-67
- Elias Nason, George Jones Varney. A gazetteer of the state of Massachusetts, rev. ed. B.B. Russell, 1890; p.190.
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