George F. Zook
George Frederick Zook (1885 - August 17, 1951) was an American educator who was President of the University of Akron, U.S. Commissioner of Education, and President of the American Council on Education...
Dick Nichols
Richard Nichols (born April 29, 1926) was a one-term U.S. Representative from Kansas.Born in Fort Scott, Kansas, Nichols attended the public schools. He earned his B.S. from Kansas State University in...
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Stephen D. Hill
Stephen D. Hill is a judge on the Kansas Court of Appeals. He was appointed to this position by Governor Sebelius in 2003.
Judge Hill was born on December 18, 1950 in Fort Scott, Kansas. He grad...
Charlotte O'Hara
Charlotte O'Hara was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing District 27 from 2011 to 2013. She previously served as a member of the Kansas City and the Olathe Home Bu...
Fred Burke
"Fred-Killer" Burke (May 29, 1893 – July 10, 1940) was a Midwestern armed robber and contract killer responsible for many crimes during the Prohibition era. He is considered a prime suspect in t...
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John Franklin Bruce Carruthers
John Franklin Bruce Carruthers (August 31, 1889 - January 13, 1960) was a reverend who ministered to early aviators. His son, John Franklin Bruce Carruthers presented the Carruthers Aviation Collectio...
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Elmer McCollum
Elmer Verner McCollum ForMemRS (March 3, 1879 – November 15, 1967) was an American biochemist known for his work on the influence of diet on health.
McCollum was born on a farm near Fort Sco...
Bob Kinney
Robert Paul "Bob" Kinney (September 16, 1920 – September 2, 1985) was an American professional basketball player in the Basketball Association of America (BAA), National Basketball Association...
M. Frederick Hawthorne
M. Frederick Hawthorne is an inorganic chemist who has made contributions to the chemistry of boron hydrides, especially their clusters.
Hawthorne received his elementary and secondary education i...
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Mark Hart
Mark G Hart (born July 2, 1953 in Fort Scott, Kansas), is an American musician and multi-instrumentalist best known for being a member of both Supertramp (1986–1988, 1996–2002) and Crowded House (1993...
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George Newcomb
George "Bittercreek" Newcomb (1866-May 2, 1895) was an American outlaw of the American Old West. He was a member, first, of the Dalton Gang but after being called "too Wild" by Bob Dalton, he and Bil...
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Jonathan M. Davis
Jonathan McMillan Davis (April 27, 1871 – June 27, 1943) was an American politician and the 22nd Governor of Kansas.
Davis was born in Bourbon County, Kansas to Jonathan McMillan and Eve (Holeman...
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Richard Christy
Thomas Richard Christy Jr (born 1974) is an American musician and radio personality who currently works on The Howard Stern Show. Christy began to work on the show after winning the "Get John's Job" c...
Brett Hildabrand
Brett Hildabrand is a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives representing the 17th District which includes Lake Quivira, Lenexa and Shawnee Kansas. Hildabrand's first term began in J...
Epaphroditus Ransom
Epaphroditus Ransom (March 24, 1798 – November 11, 1859) was the seventh Governor of Michigan and Michigan Supreme Court justice from the U.S. state of Michigan.
Ransom was born in Shelburne Falls...
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Richard E. Lyon
Richard Elmer Lyon (1913 - 2002) was an American illustrator known for his magazine cover work and story illustrations. He was born and raised in Fort Scott, Kansas. In 1932 he spent a year of study a...
Clark Clifford
Clark McAdams Clifford (December 25, 1906 – October 10, 1998) was an American lawyer who served as an important political advisor to Democratic Presidents Harry S. Truman, John F. Kenne...
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Adam LaRoche
David Adam LaRoche (born November 6, 1979), is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played for the Atlanta Braves, Pitt...
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William D. Hawkins
William Deane Hawkins (April 18, 1914 – November 21, 1943) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was posthumously awarded the United States' highest military honor – the Medal ...
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Jerry Elliott
Jerry G. Elliott (November 25, 1936 – April 5, 2010) was a judge on the Kansas Court of Appeals. Elliot served on this court from 1987 until his death.
Jerry Elliott was born in Fort Scott, Kansa...
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Otis Lambeth
Otis Samuel Lambeth (May 13, 1890 – June 5, 1976) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for three seasons. He played for the Cleveland Indians from 1916 to 1918, pitching in 43 career games.<...
Lon Ury
Louis Newton Ury (1877 - March 4, 1918) nicknamed "Old Sheep", was a Major League Baseball first baseman during the end of the 1903 season. Born in Fort Scott, Kansas, he was nicknamed "Old Sleep."He...
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Andy LaRoche
Andrew Christian LaRoche (born September 13, 1983) is an American professional baseball third baseman who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Do...
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George A. Crawford
George Addison Crawford (July 27, 1827 – January 26, 1891) was an American politician, lawyer and journalist.Crawford was born in Clinton County, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Jefferson College (now...
David Perley Lowe
David Perley Lowe (born near Utica, NY, August 22, 1823 - died April 10, 1882) was a Representative from Kansas.He graduated from the Cincinnati Law College in 1851 and was admitted to the bar and com...
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The Noise FM
The Noise FM is a musical group composed of brothers Alex (Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar) and Austin Ward (Drums, Vocals). The band performs live as a trio with Barry Kidd playing bass. The band's sound is...
William C. McDonald (governor)
William Calhoun McDonald (July 25, 1858 – April 11, 1918) was an American politician, and the first Governor of the State of New Mexico.
McDonald was born in Jordanville, New York and was raised i...
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Charles Hatfield
Charles Mallory Hatfield (c. 1875 – January 12, 1958) was an American "rainmaker". He was born in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1875 or 1876. His family moved to southern California in the 1880...
Hugh Samuel Johnson
Hugh Samuel "Iron Pants" Johnson (August 5, 1881 – April 15, 1942) American Army officer, businessman, speech writer, government official and newspaper columnist. He is best known as a member of the B...
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