The Kansas Historical Society is marking the state’s 150th birthday by honoring 25 notable Kansans. The first five names were revealed today by Governor Sam Brownback.
The first five Kansans honored include Governor and publisher Arthur Capper, U-S Vice President Charles Curtis, Dr. Karl Menninger, Reverend Charles Sheldon and Kiowa Indian chief Satanta (suh-TAN-tuh). More names will be released in the coming weeks. The final five names will be revealed at the Kansas State Fair.