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Frederick Funston

(1865-1917)

  • Roomed with friend William Allen White while working in Kansas City
  • Joined Cuban army to fight for independence from Spain, was captured but escaped
  • Captured rebel leader in Philippine Islands during Spanish American War
  • Commanded military college at Fort Leavenworth
  • World War I training camp near Fort Riley named for him

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