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Edward Hogue Funston
Birth: Sep. 16, 1836
New Carlisle
Clark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1911
Allen County
Kansas, USA

US Congressman. During the Civil War he served in the Union Army as a 1st Lieutenant in the 16th Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery, and participated in the engagements along the Mississippi River. After the war he moved to a prairie farm near Carlyle, Allen County, Kansas in 1867. Involved in Kansas politics, he was a member of the Kansas State House of Representatives from 1873 to 1876 and served as Speaker in 1875. He was later elected as member of the Kansas State Senate, serving from 1880 to 1884, and was the President Pro Tempore in 1880. In 1880, he was elected as a Republican represent Kansas' 2nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Congressman Dudley C. Haskell. He was reelected to the three succeeding Congresses, serving from 1881 until 1894. When he was succeeded by Horace L. Moore, who contested his last election, he resumed agricultural pursuits. He was the father of United States Army General and Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Frederick Funston. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Frederick Funston (1800 - 1840)
  Anne Eliza Mitchell Funston (1843 - 1917)*
  Frederick N Funston (1865 - 1917)*
  Ella F. Funston Eckdall (1873 - 1964)*
  Edward H. Funston (1887 - 1952)*
  James Stafford Funston (1825 - 1901)*
  Eliza Jane Funston Flory (1834 - 1909)*
  Edward Hogue Funston (1836 - 1911)
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Iola Cemetery
Allen County
Kansas, USA
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Record added: Nov 14, 2006
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