Previous Distinguished Kansans

(Names in Blue, link to additional content)

2018  -  Entrepreneur of the Year - Don Landoll, Marysville

2018  -  Entrepreneur of the Year - Dr. Lisa Stehno-Bittel, Kansas City, MO

2018  -  Humanitarian of the Year - Lon Frahm, Colby

2017  -  KANSAS (rock band)

2016  -  No Award Given

2015  -  Dr. Jerry Farley, Topeka

2014  -  Harry Walter Colmery, Braddock, PA

2014  -  Juan Sepulveda, Topeka

2013  -  Steve Doocy, New York

2012  -  No Award Given

2011  -  No Award Given

2010  -  Shelia C. Bair, Potamac, MD

2009  -  No Award Given

2008  -  Bill Self, Lawrence

2007  -  Marc Addason Asher, M.D., Leawood

2006  -  Dr. Richard Bergen, Salina

2005  -  Marci Penner, Inman

2004  -  Emery E. Fager, Topeka

2003  -  Ruth Garvey Fink, Topeka

2002  -  General Richard Myers, Arlington, VA

2001  -  George Brett, Mission Hills

2000  -  Jon Wefald, Manhattan

1999  -  Pat Roberts, Dodge City

1998  -  Bill Snyder, Manhattan

1997  -  Elizabeth Farnsworth, Berkeley, CA

1997  -  Roy Williams, Lawrence

1993  -  Donald C. Coldsmith, Emporia

1992  -  Patricia Brooks Carey, Hutchinson

1991  -  Ewing Kauffman, Shawnee Mission

1990  -  Jim Lehrer, Washington D.C.

1989  -  Elizabeth “Grandma” Layton, Wellsville

1988  -  General Larry D. Welch, Liberal

1987  -  Wayne D. Angell, Ottawa

1985  -  Richard D. Rogers, Topeka

1983  -  Zula Bennington Greene, Topeka

1983  -  Bil Curtis, Chicago, IL

1982  -  Bradbury Thompson, Riverside, CT

1981  -  Georgia Neese Gray, Topeka

1980  -  Robert B. Docking, Arkansas City

1979  -  George M. Stafford, Valley Falls

1978  -  Nancy Landon Kassebaum, Maize

1977  -  James A. McCain, Topeka

1976  -  Bob Dole, Russell

1972  -  Henry A. Bubb, Topeka

1971  -  Ronald E. Evans, Topeka

1969  -  Alfred M. Landon, Topeka

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P.O. Box 546, Topeka, KS 66601-0546

785-213-3627

kansas@ksnativesonsanddaughters.org

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