Historical Rosters Database
James Bowen FunstenRoster ID 1794
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1875|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Bowen Funsten, Class of 1875: Born- July 9, 1872. Father- Dr. Oliver Ridgeway Funsten; Mother- Mary Bowen. Pat. Grandparents unknown. Mat. Grandfather- James M. Bowen; Mat.Grandmother unknown. Married- Ida Vivian Pratt, daughter of William Carter Pratt. Children- 1- James Bowen Funsten, Jr.; 2- Elise Pratt Funsten; 3- William Pratt Funsten; 4- Robert Vivian Funsten; 5- Stanard Ridgeway Funsten. Entered VMI- July 9, 1872 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated- July 2, 1875 standing 21 in a class of 45. Careers- Lawyer; Clergyman; Bishop of Episcopal Church, Diocess of Idaho; Right Reverend in Boise, Idaho. Died- Dec. 1, 1918.|