List of people from Kansas

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Location of Kansas in the U.S. map

The following are notable people who were either born, raised, or have lived for a significant period of time in the American state of Kansas.

Academics and Nobel Prize Laureates[edit]

Marvin Lee Pelton is a native Kansan and the 12th President of Emerson College.

Arts and literature[edit]

Artists[edit]

Authors[edit]

Dancers[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Athletes[edit]

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G–M
N–Z

Coaches[edit]

Aviators and astronauts[edit]

Businesspeople and inventors[edit]

Film, stage and television[edit]

Actors and performers[edit]

Directors[edit]

Public figures[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Politics and law[edit]

Military and national security[edit]

Religious[edit]

Scientists and programmers[edit]

Others[edit]

Notable individuals[edit]

Notable historical figures not from Kansas but who participated in a significant event in Kansas[edit]

Infamous persons[edit]

Fictional persons[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schulman, Michael (September 29, 2014), "Sweet and Vicious", The New Yorker 
  2. ^ "George Laughhead, Robert M. Wright (1840–1915), Dodge City: town president, founder, pioneer, September 23, 2009". kansashistory.us. Retrieved April 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Susan Leiser Silva and Lee A. Silva, "The Killing of Dora Hand",43374, 2009". historynet.com; originally in Wild West Magazine. Retrieved April 13; 2014.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "John James Ingalls". Architect of the Capitol. Retrieved 16 July 2018.