Norman Leroy Bonbrake (R33) Adams and Franklin Counties 1925-1930
Norman Leroy Bonbrake, born September 19, 1874, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, son of Emanuel James and Eliza Belle Oakes Bonbrake; graduated, Mercersburg College; graduated, Cornell University, 1896; lawyer; admitted, Franklin County bar; solicitor, Chambersburg; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1907-1908 term; not a candidate for reelection, 1908 General election; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1925-1930; died, September 9, 1930, stroke, in office, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; interment, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Zion Reform Church; George Washington Lodge 143 Free and Accepted Masons; Knights of Pythias; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1907-1908 term; not a candidate for reelection, 1908 General election.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 33rd district, Adams and Franklin Counties, 1925-1930; Charles Clippinger elected, November 4,1930 to fill vacancy.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Biography:
Public Opinion (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania) Tuesday, September 09, 1930, page 1.
Cox, Harold. "Senate Members B". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.