Funkhouser, Barbara

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Funkhouser, Barbara Gender: F
Barbara Christine Funkhouser
born on 1 March 1930 at 10:06 (= 10:06 AM )
Place El Paso, Texas, 31n46, 106w29
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 10°24' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°17 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 23°12'


American journalist, newspaper editor, and writer, who was the first woman to serve as editor of the El Paso Times, a position she held from 1980 until 1986. She remains the only female editor in the newspaper's history. She retired from the El Paso Times on 1 June 1990, after more than thirty years with the newspaper. She then joined the faculty of New Mexico State University and worked as a part-time editorial writer for the Las Cruces Sun-News. Funkhouser wrote and published her book, The Caregivers: El Paso's Medical History, 1898-1998. She owned and operated the Tatreault Vineyard, located on her family's farm in Fairacres, New Mexico, until her death on 15 August 2014, aged 84.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate submitted by Sy Scholfield.


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Marketing/ Producer (Vintager)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Editor of the El Paso Times, 1980-1986)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (History)