Famous People from Kansas

Can you name these famous Kansans based on a short clue?
Includes fictional characters in blue
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Last updated: January 8, 2020
First submittedApril 19, 2012
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Hometown
Kansan
Five-star general and U.S. President
Abilene
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Aviatrix who disappeared over the Pacific
Atchison
Amelia Earhart
Lawman who lived in Kansas before his shootout
at the O.K. Corral
Wichita / Dodge City
Wyatt Earp
Whistle-blower who was the subject of a Julia Roberts movie
Lawrence
Erin Brockovich
Kansas City Royal who hit .390 in 1981
Mission Hills
George Brett
Elusive Detroit Lions running back
Wichita
Barry Sanders
1996 Republican nominee for President
Russell
Bob Dole
Mild-mannered reporter
Smallville
Clark Kent
Mischevious boy who harasses Mr. Wilson
Wichita
Dennis the Menace
Girl who traveled to Oz
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Dorothy Gale
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Level 52
Mar 6, 2014
This is a rather short list and is missing several famous people: President Dwight Eisenhower, Phog Allen, James Naismith, John Brown, Langston Hughes, William Allen White, Wild Bill Hickok, and Carrie Nation to name a few.
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Level ∞
Jan 8, 2020
Added Dwight Eisenhower which was an obvious omission. Some of the others have only a small connection to Kansas.
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Level 60
Oct 29, 2014
why does this include fictional people?
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Level 64
Jun 19, 2017
Probably created by someone from missouri.