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Kansas State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Manhattan, KS

Founding Date:
16-Feb-1863

Team:
Wildcats

Enrollment:
22,000

Official Website:
http://www.ksu.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kirstie Alley
Actor
12-Jan-1951   Rebecca from Cheers
John Anderson, Jr.
Politician
8-May-1917   Governor of Kansas, 1961-65
Erin Brockovich
Activist
22-Jun-1960   Paralegal portrayed by Julia Roberts
Sam Brownback
Politician
12-Sep-1956   Governor of Kansas
John W. Carlin
Politician
5-Mar-1940   Governor of Kansas, 1979-87
Gregory C. Case
Business
c. 1963   CEO of Aon
Del Close
Actor
9-Mar-1934 4-Mar-1999 The Funniest One in the Room
Linda Hall Daschle
Lobbyist
15-May-1955   Washington lobbyist
Lynn Dickey
Football
19-Oct-1949   Green Bay Packers QB, 1976-85
Dixon R. Doll
Business
c. 1942   Doll Capital Management
Gary W. Edwards
Business
c. 1942   EVP at Conoco, 1991-2001
Ivor J. Evans
Business
c. 1943   Vice Chairman of Union Pacific, 2004-05
David G. Fairchild
Botanist
7-Apr-1869 6-Aug-1954 Brought exotic plants to America
Marlin Fitzwater
Government
24-Nov-1942   White House Press Secretary 1987-93
Jim Geringer
Politician
24-Apr-1944   Governor of Wyoming, 1995-2003
Bill Guthridge
Basketball
27-Jul-1937   UNC Head Coach, 1997-2000
Mike Hayden
Politician
16-Mar-1944   Governor of Kansas, 1987-91
Lynn Jenkins
Politician
10-Jun-1963   Congresswoman, Kansas 2nd
Gordon Jump
Actor
1-Apr-1932 22-Sep-2003 Maytag repairman who headed WKRP
Gene Keady
Basketball
21-May-1936   Purdue Head Coach, 1980-2005
Lester A. Kirkendall
Sociologist
15-Nov-1903 31-May-1991 Premarital Intercourse and Interpersonal Relationships
Lon Kruger
Basketball
19-Aug-1952   UNLV Head Coach
Stephen M. Lacy
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Meredith Corporation
Frank B. Morrison
Politician
20-May-1905 19-Apr-2004 Governor of Nebraska, 1961-67
Richard Myers
Military
1-Mar-1942   Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2001-05
Ernest Fox Nichols
Physicist
1-Jun-1869 29-Apr-1924 Infrared radiation
Richard B. Parker
Diplomat
3-Jul-1923 7-Jan-2011 US Ambassador to Morocco, 1978-79
Gary Patterson
Football
13-Feb-1960   Head Coach, Texas Christian
John J. Rhodes
Politician
18-Sep-1916 24-Aug-2003 Congressman from Arizona, 1953-83
Pat Roberts
Politician
20-Apr-1936   US Senator from Kansas
Fred A. Seaton
Politician
11-Dec-1909 16-Jan-1974 US Secretary of the Interior, 1956-61
Warren R. Staley
Business
c. 1943   CEO of Cargill
Milburn Stone
Actor
5-Jul-1904 12-Jun-1980 Doc Adams on Gunsmoke
Eric Stonestreet
Actor
9-Sep-1971   Cameron Tucker on Modern Family
Allen West
Politician
7-Feb-1961   Congressman, Florida 22nd

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John W. Carlin
Politician
5-Mar-1940   Governor of Kansas, 1979-87
John M. Lilley
Educator
24-Mar-1939   President, Baylor University
Richard Myers
Military
1-Mar-1942   Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2001-05
Ernest Fox Nichols
Physicist
1-Jun-1869 29-Apr-1924 Infrared radiation
Allen West
Politician
7-Feb-1961   Congressman, Florida 22nd

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Arnold A. Allemang
Business
c. 1943   EVP of Dow Chemical, 2000-04
William M. Jardine
Educator
16-Jan-1879 17-Jan-1955 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1925-29
John M. Lilley
Educator
24-Mar-1939   President, Baylor University

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bret Bielema
Football
13-Jan-1970   Head Coach, University of Arkansas
Cotton Fitzsimmons
Basketball
7-Oct-1931 24-Jul-2004 21 seasons as NBA head coach
Dennis Franchione
Football
28-Mar-1951   Texas A&M Head Coach, 2003-07
Vince Gibson
Football
27-Mar-1933 10-Jan-2012 Former NCAA coach
Bill Guthridge
Basketball
27-Jul-1937   UNC Head Coach, 1997-2000
Lon Kruger
Basketball
19-Aug-1952   UNLV Head Coach
Jim Leavitt
Football
5-Dec-1956   Head Coach, U. of South Florida
Mark Mangino
Football
26-Aug-1956   Kansas Jayhawks Head Coach
Raheem Morris
Football
3-Sep-1976   Head Coach, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Ron Prince
Football
18-Sep-1969   Kansas State Head Coach
Bill Snyder
Football
7-Oct-1939   Head Coach, Kansas State Wildcats
Bob Stoops
Football
9-Sep-1960   Oklahoma Sooners Head Coach
Tex Winter
Basketball
25-Feb-1922   KSU Head Coach, 1953-68


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