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Richard Daniel Brunk Funkhouser

Richard Daniel Brunk Funkhouser, American investment company executive. Chartered finance consultant. Named One of Outstanding Young Men of Year, Junior Chamber of C., 1964.


  • Funkhouser, Richard Daniel Brunk was born on December 8, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Oscar Brunk and Helen Rettie (Mitchell) Funkhouser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in accounting, University Illinois, 1963.


    • District manager Nationwide Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1965-1969. Director New England/Loomis Sayles, Boston, 1969-1976. Owner, manager The Funkhouser Organization, Columbus, 1974-1979.

      Vice president BancOhio National Bank, 1979-1989. Chairman, chief executive officer Options & Futures, since 1989. Board directors Carlysle Investors, Inc., Boston, Charles River Association.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered finance consultant.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Columbus Estate Planning Council, since 1975. Member commission Town of Medfield, Massachusetts, 1973. Member Pace Setters Ohio State University Served with United States Army, 1953-1956.

    Member American Society Pension Actuaries, American Society CLUs, Newcomen Society (Columbus committee), Association Investment Management Sales Executives, Sigma Iowa Epsilon (honorary). Clubs: Scioto Country (Upper Arlington, Ohio), Athletic of Columbus, Chairman's. Lodges: Masons, Shriners.


    • Married Lucy Catherine Laroe, March 21, 1958. Children: Ann M., Brian B., Douglas A.
    • father: Oscar Brunk Funkhouser
    • mother: Helen Rettie (Mitchell) Funkhouser
    • spouse: Lucy Catherine Laroe
    • children: Ann M. Funkhouser
    • Brian B. Funkhouser
    • Douglas A. Funkhouser
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    Born December 8, 1935
    • 1963
      University Illinois
    • 1965 - 1969
      District manager, Nationwide Insurance Company
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1969 - 1976
      director, New England/Loomis Sayles
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1979 - 1989
      vice president, BancOhio National Bank
    • 1989
      chairman, officer Options & Futures
    • 1989
      chief executive, officer Options & Futures