List of University of Kansas people

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The list of University of Kansas people includes notable alumni and faculty of the University of Kansas, whose main campus is located in the American city of Lawrence, Kansas.

Alumni[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Politics, government and education[edit]

Media and the arts[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Business[edit]

Honorary alumni[edit]

  • Donald J. Hall, Sr., Chairman of the Board and former President and CEO of Hallmark Cards
  • Chester Nez, WWII Veteran and the last living of the 29 Navajo Code Talkers, a member of the 382nd Platoon. Mr. Nez, who had joined during 10th grade and had volunteered, after World War II, to serve in Korea, previously attended classes at KU but by 1952 discontinued his studies after having exhausted funding from his GI bill. It was announced by the College of Liberal Arts and Science that Mr. Nez would be awarded an honorary Bachelors degree on Veterans Day, 2012.[22] Mr. Nez, aged 93 and a resident of Albuquerque died of kidney failure on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.[23]

Faculty[edit]

Athletes and coaches[edit]

For athletes and coaches, see the relevant section in Kansas Jayhawks

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

  • Gary Woodland, professional golfer on the PGA Tour. Winner of the 2011 Transitions Championship at Innisbrook and the 2013 Reno Tahoe Open on the PGA Tour.
  • Matt Gogel, professional golfer on the PGA Tour. Winner of the 2002 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on the PGA Tour.

Track and Field[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "William H. Avery". National Governors Association. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Robert Frederick Bennett]". National Governors Association. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kansas Governor Jonathan McMillan Davis". National Governors Association. Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Montana Governor Samuel Clarence Ford". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Todd Hunter's Biography". votesmart.com. Retrieved March 15, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Nancy Landon Kassebaum". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Alf Landon". National Governors Association. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  9. ^ "Merritt C. Mechem". National Governors Association. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  10. ^ "Dennis Moore". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  11. ^ "RYUN, Jim, (1947 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Montana Governor Samuel Vernon Stewart". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Kansas Governor Walter Roscoe Stubbs". National Governors Association. Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  14. ^ "WHITTAKER, Robert Russell, (1939 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Wendall Anschutz Obituary: View Obituary for Wendall Anschutz by McGilley State Line Chapel, Kansas City, MO". Obits.dignitymemorial.com. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  16. ^ "Biography of Frank Wilcox". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  17. ^ http://www.kuinfo.ku.edu/~kuinfo/cgi-bin/info.shtml?p=q&id=3914
  18. ^ http://v100.kusports.com/news/mayer/story/108743
  19. ^ Architecture makes powerful statement
  20. ^ http://www.montulli.com/lou/
  21. ^ http://www.kshs.org/portraits/sinclair_harry.htm
  22. ^ http://www.news.ku.edu/2012/november/8/nez.shtml#.UKCH72O8yzc.facebook
  23. ^ http://www.pjstar.com/article/20140604/NEWS/140609626
  24. ^ "African and African American Studies". 
  25. ^ "James Gunn Biography". 
  26. ^ "KU: Department of Classics". Archived from the original on 2007-03-02. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  27. ^ "TH&F Assoc. Professor Kevin Willmott". Archived from the original on 2007-02-22. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  28. ^ "C.S.A. The Movie Website". Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  29. ^ Garfield, David. "NFL success, KU degree among Del Rio's rewards," KU Alumni magazine, Issue 5, 2007, page 55.