Funkhouser, Edward Kramer

Title

Funkhouser, Edward Kramer

Last Name

Funkhouser

First and Middle Name

Edward Kramer

Nicknames or Other Names

"F. Hauser", "Funk"

Hometown

Rockingham

County and/or State

Rockingham, VA

Birth Date

4/22/1893

Birthplace

Harrisonburg, VA

Death Date

2/3/1958

Cause of Death

Abdominal Aorta Aneurism

Place of Death

Arlington, VA

Parents

Abram Paul Funkhouser, Minerva Minnie S King

Siblings

Mary Washington Funkhouser, Samuel King Funkhouser

Spouse(s)

Leslie Waterman

Children

Edward Kramer Funkhouser, John Tower Funkhouser

VPI Graduating Class

1917

Undergraduate Major

Agriculture

Graduated

Y

Service Branch

Reserve Officers

Unit

309th Field Artillery, 78th Division, United States Army

Rank

Second Lieutenant

Retired Rank

1st Lieutenant

Military Events

Training May 1917

Battles or Engagements

Training May 1917, shipped out on 29 May 1918

Other Events

Married 18 February 1922

1927 "Virginia Polytehnic Institute in the World War" booklet

Y

Additional Notes

He was on the VPI football team and played his best game versus Yale.

Contributing Researchers

Cody Hester

Bibliography

Death Certificate District No. 2800 No. 136, 1900 census, 1910 census, World War One draft registration cards 1917-1918, U.S. Army Transport Service Passenger lists 1910-1939, North America Family Histories 1500-2000, 1917 VPI School yearbook

Files

Edward Kramer Funkhouser from the 1917 Bugle (2).jpg
Edward Kramer Funkhouser from the 1917 Bugle (3).jpg
Edward Kramer Funkhouser from the 1917 Bugle.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Funkhouser, Edward Kramer,” VPI in World War I, accessed May 21, 2018, http://vpiworldwarone.lib.vt.edu/items/show/113.

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