Transcribed from "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin counties, State of Washington",  published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

     EDWARD DUNHAM, M. D., is well known in Lincoln county, having been identified with its interests for years.  During his stay here, as well as before, he has been occupied in the practice of medicine together with dispensing drugs and at the present time he stands the owner and operator of a good drug store and a large practice in medicine.
     Edward Dunham was born in New York, on October 17, 1827, being the son of Daniel and Harriet (Sturdevant) Dunham, natives of Connecticut, and both active and prominent members of the Baptist church.  Our subject received his education in Michigan whither the family moved when he was a child.  Upon completing school life he gave himself to the study of medicine, operating under different preceptors until he received his degree.  In 1871, he began the practice in Michigan and continued there successfully until 1889, when he came to Lincoln county.  In 1898, he settled in Creston and established a good practice besides handling a first class drug store and the doctor is well known throughout this part of the country and has shown himself to be a strictly professional gentleman.
     In 1882, Dr. Dunham married Miss Emma Schram, a native of Canada and the daughter of William and Sarah Ann Schram.
     In 1849, Dr. Dunham was united in marriage to Miss Susan Ellis, a native of New York and the daughter of James and Triphosa Ellis, also natives of New York.  To this marriage were born Mrs. Addie Jones, of Dayton, Washington, and Mrs. Francelia J. Green, of Canada.