William K. Bond

William Key Bond ( born October 2, 1792 Saint Mary's County, Maryland, † February 17, 1864 in Cincinnati, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1835 and 1841 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Bond attended the public schools in Litchfield (Connecticut). After a subsequent study of law at the Litchfield Law School and was admitted as an attorney of his 1813 he began in Chillicothe (Ohio ) to work in this profession. Politically, he joined the movement against President Andrew Jackson and was in the 1830s a member of the Whig Party, founded at that time. In the congressional elections of 1834 was Bond in the seventh election district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William Allen on March 4, 1835. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1841 three legislative periods. Until 1837 there was still discussion in Congress violently on the policies of President Jackson.

In 1840, Bond gave up another candidacy. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he moved to Cincinnati, where he practiced law. Between 1849 and 1953 he headed the local port authority. Later he went into the railway business. William Bond died on February 17, 1864 in Cincinnati, where he was also buried.