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List of people from Kansas

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List of people from Kansas

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 1
  • Arts and literature 2
    • Artists 2.1
    • Authors 2.2
    • Dance 2.3
    • Musicians 2.4
  • Athletics 3
    • Athletes 3.1
    • Coaches 3.2
  • Aviators and astronauts 4
  • Businesspeople and inventors 5
  • Film, stage and television 6
    • Actors and performers 6.1
    • Directors 6.2
  • Public figures 7
    • Journalists 7.1
    • Politics and law 7.2
    • Military and national security 7.3
    • Religious 7.4
  • Scientists and programmers 8
  • Others 9
    • Notable individuals 9.1
    • Notable historical figures not from Kansas but who participated in a significant event in Kansas 9.2
    • Infamous persons 9.3
    • Fictional persons 9.4
  • See also 10
  • References 11

Academics and Nobel Prize Laureates

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

Arts and literature








Aviators and astronauts

Businesspeople and inventors

Film, stage and television

Actors and performers


Public figures


Politics and law

Military and national security


Scientists and programmers


Notable individuals

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

Infamous persons

Fictional persons

See also


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