List of Washburn University alumni

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The following is a list of notable people associated with Washburn University, located in the American city of Topeka, Kansas.


Arts and entertainment[edit]

Business[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Journalism[edit]

Law[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Military service[edit]

  • Brigadier General Arthur S. Champeny – only man in U.S. history to receive the Distinguished Service Cross in three separate conflicts: World War I, World War II and Korea
  • Brigadier General Clarence T. "Curly" Edwinson – flew 30 missions as a World War II fighter pilot; Commander, 42nd Air Division, U.S. Air Force; all conference halfback at Washburn
  • Major General Kathleen E. Fick – Director of Intelligence of the National Guard Bureau
  • Brigadier General Howard S. Searle – Assistant Division Commander, 35th Infantry Division
  • Colonel Leroy W. Stutz – U.S. Air Force pilot, shot down on his 85th mission in Vietnam spending 2,284 days as a prisoner of war including time at the "Hanoi Hilton" (attended WU in 1960, transferred to Air Force Academy)

Sports[edit]

See also List of Washburn Ichabods head football coaches

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Kurtis
  2. ^ Damian L. Strohmeyer
  3. ^ "Henry Justin Allen". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bob Dole". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Montana Governor John Edward Erickson". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Joan Finney". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Denver David Hargis". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  8. ^ "John McCuish". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Dennis Moore". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Jim Slattery". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012.