Frank Bond (1856 - 1940) was an American cartographer, illustrator, and politician. Born in rural Jones County, Iowa, Bond graduated from the University of Iowa and soon moved to Wyoming, where he became active in local politics. Bond served as a member of the first Wyoming legislature. He later moved to Washington, D.C., where he held the positions of Chief of the Drafting Division and Chief Clerk at the General Land Office. While at the Land Office, Bond helped determine the borders of Yosemite National Park . As a skilled mapmaker and illustrator, Bond created numerous maps. He was also an active illustrator, painter and ornithologist, creating and preserving bird refuges throughout the country.



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