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Wichita, KS

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.wichitagov.org/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.wichitakansas.org/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.visitwichita.com/

Population:
344284 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1863

County:
Sedgwick County

Incorporated as a city in 1870.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Wichita Eagle

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Southeast High School, Wichita, KS
1957
Newman University
1933
Friends University
1898
Wichita State University
1886

ZOO

ZooFounded
Sedgwick County Zoo
1971

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Koch Industries
1940
Coleman Co.
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kirstie Alley
Actor
12-Jan-1951   Rebecca from Cheers
Robert C. Bonner
Government
29-Jan-1942   Commissioner, US Customs Service, 2001-05
Christopher Connelly
Actor
8-Sep-1941 7-Dec-1988 Norman Harrington on Peyton Place
Betty Dodson
Author
24-Aug-1929   Sex for One
Stanley Ann Dunham
Relative
29-Nov-1942 7-Nov-1995 Mother of President Barack Obama
David M. Ebel
Judge
3-Jun-1940   10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1988-2006
Alan Fudge
Actor
27-Feb-1934 10-Oct-2011 C. W. Crawford on The Man from Atlantis
Robert M. Gates
Government
25-Sep-1943   US Secretary of Defense, 2006-11
Dan Glickman
Politician
24-Nov-1944   Former Congressman, President of the MPAA
Alan C. Greenberg
Business
3-Sep-1927   CEO of Bear Stearns, 1978-93
Eric Harris
Criminal
9-Apr-1981 20-Apr-1999 Columbine Massacre
Edward A. Kangas
Business
22-May-1944   CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, 1989-2000
Stan Kenton
Jazz Musician
15-Dec-1911 25-Aug-1979 Jazz bandleader
Charles G. Koch
Philanthropist
1-Nov-1935   Conservative philanthropist, Koch heir
David H. Koch
Business
3-May-1940   Conservative philanthropist, Koch heir
William I. Koch
Business
3-May-1940   Koch Industries
David L. Kyle
Business
c. 1952   Chairman of ONEOK
Jim Lehrer
Journalist
19-May-1934   PBS NewsHour
Hattie McDaniel
Actor
10-Jun-1893 26-Oct-1952 Mammy in Gone with the Wind
Rick Mears
Auto Racing
3-Dec-1951   Four-time Indy 500 winner
Roger F. Noriega
Diplomat
22-May-1959   US Ambassador to OAS, 2001-03
Gale A. Norton
Government
11-Mar-1954   US Secretary of the Interior
Mark Parkinson
Politician
24-Jun-1957   Governor of Kansas, 2009-11
Jeff Probst
Game Show Host
4-Nov-1961   Survivor
Dennis Rader
Criminal
9-Mar-1945   BTK serial killer
Jim Ryun
Politician
29-Apr-1947   Congressman from Kansas, 1997-2007
Barry Sanders
Football
16-Jul-1968   Detroit Lions running back
Gale Sayers
Football
30-May-1943   Chicago Bears HB, 1965-71
Michael J. Sheehan
Religion
9-Jul-1939   Catholic Archbishop of Santa Fe
Vernon L. Smith
Economist
1-Jan-1927   Experimental economics
Arlen Specter
Politician
12-Feb-1930 14-Oct-2012 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1981-2011
George Tiller
Doctor
8-Aug-1941 31-May-2009 Late-term abortionist
Joe Walsh
Musician
20-Nov-1947   Life's Been Good To Me
C. Howard Wilkins, Jr.
Business
1938   US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1989-92
Ron Wyden
Politician
3-May-1949   US Senator from Oregon

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Henry Justin Allen
Politician
11-Sep-1868 17-Jan-1950 Governor of Kansas, 1919-23
Edward F. Arn
Politician
19-May-1906 22-Jan-1998 Governor of Kansas, 1951-55
Payne Ratner
Politician
3-Oct-1896 27-Dec-1974 Governor of Kansas, 1939-43
George Tiller
Doctor
8-Aug-1941 31-May-2009 Late-term abortionist



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