Prohibition in Politics
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Isaac Kaufmann Funk Edit Profile
Funk graduated from Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, in 1860.
Funk served for some years as a Lutheran minister, and in 1878, in partnership with Adam Willis Wagnalls, founded the publishing firm which, in 1890, became the Funk & Wagnalls Co.
Funk founded and edited the Literary Digest in 1889. He was editor in chief of A Standard Dictionary of the English Language from 1890 to 1894, and chairman of the editorial board of The Jewish Encylopedia from 1901 to 1906. Among his varied interests were prohibition, psychical research, and simplified spelling.
Funk was a prohibitionist. He founded the Voice in 1880, an organ of the Prohibition Party, and he was the Prohibition candidate for mayor of New York.