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Kansas City, KS

CITY

Population:
146866 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
6-Mar-1886

County:
Wyandotte County

County seat of Wyandotte County, founded 6 March 1886 as the amalgamation of several towns, including Wyandotte, which was founded in 1857. The city adjoins Kansas City, MO.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Kansas City Kansas Community College
1923

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edward F. Arn
Politician
19-May-1906 22-Jan-1998 Governor of Kansas, 1951-55
Ed Asner
Actor
15-Nov-1929   Lou Grant
Tommy Barnett
Religion
4-Oct-1937   Phoenix First Assembly of God
Scott Foley
Actor
15-Jul-1972   Noel Crane on Felicity
John W. Gibson
Business
c. 1952   CEO of ONEOK
Maurice Greene
Track and Field
23-Jul-1974   Olympic sprinter, four medals
Phill Kline
Politician
31-Dec-1959   Kansas State Attorney General
Janelle Monáe
Actor
1-Dec-1985   The ArchAndroid
Charlie Parker
Jazz Musician
29-Aug-1920 12-Mar-1955 Be-bop jazz musician
John Quade
Actor
1-Apr-1938 9-Aug-2009 Every Which Way But Loose
Richard Rhodes
Historian
4-Jul-1937   The Making of the Atomic Bomb
Angus Scrimm
Actor
19-Aug-1929   The Tall Man in Phantasm
Eric Stonestreet
Actor
9-Sep-1971   Cameron Tucker on Modern Family
Lyle Waggoner
Actor
13-Apr-1935   Wonder Woman, owns Star Waggons
Tuc Watkins
Actor
2-Sep-1966   One Life to Live

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Docking
Politician
23-Feb-1904 20-Jan-1964 Governor of Kansas, 1957-61
Frank L. Hagaman
Politician
1-Jun-1984 23-Jun-1966 Governor of Kansas, 1950-51



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