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  • Brigadier General Arthur S. Champeny (1893 - 1979)
    Arthur Seymour Champeny (August 13, 1893 – April 11, 1979) was a United States Army officer, reaching the rank of Brigadier General. He is the only American to earn the Distinguished Service Cross in...
  • Joshua William Beede (1871 - 1940)
    Joshua William Beede, geologist, was born on September 14, 1871, in Raymond, New Hampshire, to Hiram Pratt and Lydia Marie (Brown) Beede. While he was young the family moved to Kansas, where he attende...
  • Charles King Holliday (1859 - 1942)
    King Holliday Birth: Feb. 12, 1859 Meadville Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA Death: May 21, 1942 Sacramento Sacramento County California, USA Charles lived to be 83 years old. He died of arterioscle...
  • Andrew J. "Andy" Pfeifer (1935 - 2007)
    Andrew J. "Andy" Pfeifer Jr., 71, of Topeka, died June 4, 2007 at a local hospital. Mr. Pfeifer was born in Ellis, Kansas on December 23, 1935 the son of Andrew M. and Amelia "Molly" (Reidel) Pfeifer S...
  • Harold H. Chase (1912 - 1976)
    H. Chase (March 31, 1912 – October 24, 1976) was an American politician. He was Lieutenant Governor of Kansas from 1961 to 1965. A lawyer, he was educated at Phillips University in Oklahoma, Washburn U...


Washburn University (WU) is a co-educational, public institution of higher learning in Topeka, Kansas, United States. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in law and business. Washburn has 550 faculty members, who teach more than 6,100 undergraduate students and nearly 800 graduate students. The university's assets include a $152 million endowment.