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List of Washburn University alumni

The following is a list of notable people associated with Washburn University, located in the American city of Topeka, Kansas.

Arts and entertainment

Business

Government and politics

Journalism

Law

Science and technology

Military service

  • Brigadier General Arthur S. Champeny – only man in U.S. history to receive the Distinguished Service Cross in three separate conflicts: World War I, World War II and Korea
  • Brigadier General Clarence T. "Curly" Edwinson – flew 30 missions as a World War II fighter pilot; Commander, 42nd Air Division, U.S. Air Force; all conference halfback at Washburn
  • Major General Kathleen E. Fick – Director of Intelligence of the National Guard Bureau
  • Brigadier General Howard S. Searle – Assistant Division Commander, 35th Infantry Division
  • Colonel Leroy W. Stutz – U.S. Air Force pilot, shot down on his 85th mission in Vietnam spending 2,284 days as a prisoner of war including time at the "Hanoi Hilton" (attended WU in 1960, transferred to Air Force Academy)

Sports

See also List of Washburn Ichabods head football coaches

See also

References

  1. ^ Bill Kurtis
  2. ^ Damian L. Strohmeyer
  3. ^ "Henry Justin Allen". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Bob Dole". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Montana Governor John Edward Erickson". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 10, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Joan Finney". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Denver David Hargis". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  8. ^ "John McCuish". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Dennis Moore". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Jim Slattery". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
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