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Augustus Osborn Bourn

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Augustus Osborn Bourn, American governor. Member Rhode Island Senate, 1876-1883, 1886-1888; Served private lieutenant colonel Rhode Island militia (cavalry).

Background

Bourn, Augustus Osborn was born on October 1, 1834 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of George O. and Huldah B. (Eddy) Bourn.

Education

A.M., Brown U., 1855.

Career

David C. Morrill, of Providence, February 24, 1863. Engaged as manufacturer rubber goods in Providence. Founded, 1867, and became president National Rubber Company, of Bristol, Rhode Island.

Removed to Bristol, 1873.

Works

  • Author: Bourn Amendment to Constitution of Rhode Island extending to foreign-born citizens same rights of voting as enjoyed by native-born.

Membership

Member Rhode Island Senate, 1876-1883, 1886-1888. Served private lieutenant colonel Rhode Island militia (cavalry).

Connections

Married Elizabeth R., d.

father:
George O. Bourn

mother:
Huldah B. (Eddy) Bourn

spouse:
Elizabeth R.