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Charles Grosvenor Bond (May 29, 1877 – January 10, 1974) was a Republican United States Representative from the state of New York who served in the 67th United States Congress.

Charles Grosvenor Bond
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923
Preceded byWilliam E. Cleary
Succeeded byWilliam E. Cleary
Personal details
BornMay 29, 1877 (1877-05-29)
Columbus, Ohio
DiedJanuary 10, 1974(1974-01-10) (aged 96)
Bound Brook, New Jersey
Citizenship United States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Bertha Gildersleeve Paterson Bond
Alma materOhio State University
ProfessionAttorney politician


Bond, a nephew of American Civil War general Charles H. Grosvenor, was born in Columbus, Ohio the son of William W. and Frances (Currier) Bond. He attended the public schools; was graduated from the law department of Ohio State University at Columbus in 1899; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced the practice of law in Columbus, Ohio. He moved to New York City in 1903 and continued the practice of his profession. He married Bertha Gildersleeve Paterson on June 27, 1905.[1]


Elected as a Republican, Bond served one term as U. S. Representative from New York's eighth district in the Sixty-seventh United States Congress from March 4, 1921 to March 3, 1923.[2]

Defeated in 1922, Bond resumed the practice of law and made an unsuccessful bid for the borough presidency of Brooklyn in 1926. He was the attorney for writer O. Henry, and was a delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936. He served as chairman of the Alcohol Beverage Control Board of New York City from 1934 to 1970 when he retired at 93 years of age.[3]


Bond died in Bound Brook, New Jersey on January 10, 1974 (age 96 years, 226 days). He was cremated and his ashes are interred at West Union Street Cemetery, Athens, Ohio.[4] His granddaughter, Geraldine Bond Laybourne, founded the Oxygen Network after leading Nickelodeon's huge growth in the 1970s and '80s.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Charles G. Bond". Roots Web, Retrieved 22 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Charles G. Bond". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 22 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Charles G. Bond". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 22 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Charles G. Bond". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 22 July 2013.

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