And with all this, Stepan Arkadyevitch, who liked a joke, was fond of puzzling a plain man by saying that if he prided himself on his origin, he ought not to stop at Rurik and disown the first founder of his family—the monkey. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
The project foundered
The ship foundered in the storm.
Come with me to Founder`s Hall.
Henry H. Neff -- The Maelstrom
Good, yes, but Otrera is the founder of the Amazons.
Rick Riordan -- The Son of Neptune
And so was the founder of the Daily Gleaner [Jamaica`s major newspaper].