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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