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Benjamin Franklin Funk
Birth: Oct. 17, 1838
Funks Grove
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1909
Bloomington
McLean County
Illinois, USA

US Congressman. During the Civil War, he served in the 68th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. From 1871 to 1876 and 1884 to 1886, he was Mayor of Bloomington, Illinois. In 1893, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress, serving until 1895. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he resumed agricultural pursuits until his death. US Congressman Frank Hamilton Funk was his son. (bio by: Tony Cannon) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Isaac Funk (1797 - 1865)
  Casander Sharp Funk (____ - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Hamilton Funk (1846 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Hamilton Funk (1869 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Washington Funk (1827 - 1911)*
  Jacob Funk (1830 - 1919)*
  Benjamin Franklin Funk (1838 - 1909)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
Bloomington
McLean County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tony Cannon
Record added: Feb 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10418231
Benjamin Franklin Funk
Added by: Tony Cannon
 
Benjamin Franklin Funk
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Benjamin Franklin Funk
Added by: Tony Cannon
 
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