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Jonathan Bourne

Jonathan Bourne, American senator. Member Oregon House of Representatives, 1885, 86, 92; member Republican National Committee, 1888-1892; Served as president National Progressive Republican League, and Republican Publicity Association.

Background

  • Bourne, Jonathan was born on February 23, 1855 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Honorary Jonathan Bourne.

  • Education

    • Educated Harvard, class of 1877. Left college to go to sea. Was shipwrecked off Formosa, picked up and taken to Portland, Oregon.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1881. Practiced, 1881-1882. Engaged in mining, farming and commercial enterprises, 1882.

      President various corporations in Oregon.

    Works

    • Author of Parcel Post Law.

    Membership

    Member Oregon House of Representatives, 1885, 86, 92. Member Republican National Committee, 1888-1892. Served as president National Progressive Republican League, and Republican Publicity Association.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Barker Turner, 1925.
    • father: Honorary Jonathan Bourne. Bourne
    • spouse: Frances Barker Turner
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    Died September 2, 1940
    (aged 85)
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