Sessions Office Position District Party
1967 Representative Democrat
1968 Representative Democrat
1969 Representative 108 Democrat
1970 Representative 108 Democrat
1971 Representative 108 Democrat
1972 Representative 108 Democrat
Counties Montour, Northumberland


10/15/1936 -

KURY, Franklin L., a Representative from Montour and Northumberland Counties; born in Sunbury, Northumberland County, Pa., October 15, 1936; graduated, Sunbury High School, 1954; A.B. Trinity College, 1958; LL.B. University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1961; served, United States Army; served, United States Army Reserves; attorney; deputy attorney general, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General (1962); congressional aide to Hon. George M. Rhodes (1963-1966); elected as a Democrat for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1967 term and served 2 more consecutive terms; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1973-1980); not a candidate for reelection, State Senate (1980); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Treasurer (1996); partner, Reed Smith LLP (1983-2003); Malady & Wooten (2004-present); guest lecturer.



Kury, Franklin L.  Clean Politics, Clean Streams:  A Legislative Autobiography and Reflections. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 2011.

Kury, Franklin L.  Why Are You Here?  A Primer for Legislators and Citizens.  Janham, MD: The University Press of America, 2014 
Kury, Franklin L.  Gerrymandering: A Guide to Congressional Redistricting, Dark Money, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Hamilton Books Publishing Company, 2018

Kury, Franklin L.  The Constitutional Question to Save The Planet: The Peoples' Right to a Healthy Environment.  Environmental Law Institute: Washington, DC, 2021.



Archival Collections

Papers of Franklin L. Kury, 1967-1972, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.

Papers of Franklin L. Kury, 1965-1997, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.


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