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Jonathan Bourne

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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