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Gov. Brownback To Announce 5 More Notable Kansans

KSCB News - August 23, 2011 3:23 pm

As part of the state’s commemoration of the Kansas
sesquicentennial during 2011, Governor Sam Brownback will announce the
next five of 25 names of Notable Kansans 3 p.m. Thursday, August 25, at
Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site, Fairway. The Notable Kansans
were selected by the governor’s blue ribbon panel for history. Five
names are announced at each event. The final three events will be held
10 a.m. Wednesday, August 31, at Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort
Scott; 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, at Kansas Aviation Museum,
Wichita; and 9:30 a.m. Thursday, September 15, at the Kansas State Fair,
Hutchinson. The public is invited to attend all events, each featuring
comments by Governor Brownback, introduction of special guests, and a
brief reception. Events commemorating the top 12 events in Kansas
history will be held later in the fall.

The first five names were revealed Thursday, August 18, at the Kansas
Museum of History in Topeka: Arthur Capper, Charles Curtis, Karl
Menninger, Satanta, and Charles Sheldon.


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