The Osborne County Hall of Fame Roll of Honorees, 1996-2010

With this, the 161st posting on this blog site, we have finally come to the end of the “early” stories of the members of the Osborne County (Kansas) Hall of Fame.  It has been an honor to present each inductee’s tale and we hope that you have enjoyed them.  We trust that in some small way this site has served, and will continue to serve, as a fitting tribute “to those who are famous as well as those who should be famous.”

Here now is the Roll of the Osborne County Hall of Fame, is it stands now.

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The Members of the Osborne County Hall of Fame, 1996-2010  

(In Alphabetical Order):

John O. Adams – State Representative (1997)

Chattie Ellen [Cowden] Allen – Librarian (1996)

Joseph Theodore “Ted” Allen – Horseshoe Pitcher (1996)

Harold Dermont Arend – State Representative (1997)

Chauncey W. Baldwin – Druggist (1996)

Bertha Lorena [Stanfield] Bales – Minister (1997)

Francis Henry Barnhart – Journalist (1997)

William Lamkey Bear – State Representative (1996)

Louis Christof Beisner – Architect (2002)

Elsie [Vandegrift] Benedict – Woman Suffragist/Author (2004)

Martin Luther Benson – Railroad Surveyor (2001)

Richard Thomas “Dick” Blair – Track Specialist (2010)

Walter A. Bodge – Agricultural Inventor (2004)

Luna Velda [Lewis] Breakey – Chiropractor (1996)

Bertha Viola Brent – Nurse (1996)

Bosen & Eliza [Jaman] Bronson – Ex-Slaves (1996)

Harry Burton Brown – Journalist (1996)

Hiram C. Bull – State Representative (1996)

Charles & William W. Bullock – 1st County Settlers (2001)

Claude E. Burtch – Doctor (1997)

Clarence Theodore “Christy” Christensen – Barber (1996)

Scott Thomas Clark – Minister (2001)

Rollo Anderson Clymer – Journalist/Publisher (2007)

Elizabeth Craddick – Postal Carrier (2007)

James Wilboarn Sylvester Cross – Doctor (1996)

Charles L. Cushing – Banker/Community Leader (2004)

Frank Andrew Dawley – State Representative (1996)

Alfred C. Dillon – Doctor (1996)

Asa Brade Dillon – Teacher, 56 years (1997)

William Wallace Dimond – County Treasurer (1996)

John Doane – State Representative (1996)

Rebecca [Welty] Dunn – Songwriter/Author/Business (1997)

Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” Durfey – Famous Buffalo Hunter (1996)

Lyman T. Earl – Community Leader (2006)

Charles Leo Ebnother – Doctor (1997)

Niles C. Endsley – Historian (1997)

James Madison Fallis – Doctor (1996)

Selah Burlingame Farwell – State Representative (1996)

Robert Hanna Felix – Director, National Institutes of Mental Health (1997)

Tasso Oliver Felix – Doctor (1997)

Joseph P. Ford – Business/Philanthropy (1997)

Francis Firman Foster – Greyhound Hall of Fame (1997)

Richard Baxter Foster – Minister (1997)

John A. Fouts – State Representative (1997)

Robert T. Gants – Army Chief Surgeon (2003)

Samuel Garland – Buffalo Soldier (1996)

Bruce Alonzo Goff – Architect (2001)

Everett Stephen Gouldie – Football & Basketball Coach (1996)

Harry Gray – State Senator (1997)

Ralph Jerome Green – Businessman (2002)

Orville Grant Guttery – Historian (2001)

Elbert Jacob Guyer – Businessman, Grasshopper Mower (2002)

Felix Xerxes Gygax – Admiral, U.S. Navy (1997)

Phil Hahn – Comedy Writer/Author (2003)

Tamsel Hahn – Teacher/First Woman County Official (1997)

Lillie Mae [Axtell] Washabaugh Wineberry Hamilton – Journalist/ State Printer (2001)

Lewis Hanback – U.S. Representative (1996)

Dwight Harrison Hardman – Lumberman (1996)

Marion Willford Hardman – Lumberman (1996)

Dan Bogue Harrison – State Senator (1997)

Wayne Hartzler – Businessman (2006)

Frank Newell Hatch – Blacksmith/Inventor (2001)

Martha Bates Hatfield – Opera Singer (1996)

John J. Hays – Community Leader (2008)

Robert Roy Hays – State Senator (1996)

Milbrue Mae [Paget] Heitschmidt – Senior Track & Field (1996)

Rodney Keith Heitschmidt – Biologist (2010)

Edgar Owen & James Edgar Henshall – Doctors (1996)

Benjamin Franklin Hilton – State Representative (1996)

Mildred Margaret Hobrock – Teacher, 45 years (1996)

Floyd Langley Hockenhull – Journalist (1996)

Jarvis Edward Hodgson – Doctor (1997)

George W. Howell – Businessman (2003)  

Frederick J. Hulaniski – Journalist/Historian (1997)  

Henry Christopher & Rosena “Rosa” Christina (Haag) Ise – Famous Settlers (2002)

John Christopher Ise – Teacher/Professor/Writer (1996)

David Gray Johnson – Football Coach (1997)

Charles Jesse “Buffalo” Jones – Pioneer Environmentalist (1996)

Potter West Kenyon – Community Leader (1996)

Karl Henry Kertz – Community Leader (1996)

John Emmett Kissell – Journalist (1996)

Moulton A. & Rose [Rochford] Kleckner – Photographers (1996)

August Henry Krueger – Oil Businessman (1996)

Isaac Kurtz – Minister (1996)

Clyde Donald Lemon – Greyhound Hall of Fame (1997)

Chester Merral Lessenden – Doctor/Korean War Hero (2001)

Irvin Ray Linder – Teacher (1997)

Fred Ephriam Lindley – Attorney/California State Assembly (1997)

John H. Locke – Basketball Coach (1996)

Frank Miles Lundy – Minister (1996)

Charles Elliott Mann – Journalist/State Senator & Representative (1996)

Charles Richard Mann – Journalist/Publisher (1997)

Edward Beverly Mann – Writer (2002)

Inez Lucile Marshall – Folk Art Sculptor (1996)

Benjamin F. Matchett – Spy/Minister/State Representative (1997)

William H. McBride – State Representative (1997)

William Wallace & Nellie Mae [Wagner] McDaneld – Minister/County Official & Community Leaders (1996)

Olan Charles “O.C.” McFadden – Businessman/Philanthropy (2003)

Maude May McMindes – Teacher/Professor (1996)

Darrel & Ruth [DeBey] Miller – Journalists/Community Leaders (2005)

Elouise Miller – Teacher, 60 years (2010)

Melvin Miller – Animator (1996)

John Knox Mitchell – Attorney (2009)

William Henry Mize – Writer/Masonic Grand Master (1997)

Jacob Christian Mohler – State Secretary of Agriculture (1997)

Martin M. Mohler – State Secretary of Agriculture (1996)

Mildred Viola [Adams] Morgan – Community Volunteer (2002)

Lester W. Nixon – Teacher/Professor (1997)

Russell Scott Osborn – Minister/Kansas Secretary of State (1996)

Frank Avery Paschal – Federal Official (1996)

William Delbert Paschal – Doctor/World War II Hero (2002)

Harry Otis Pixley – Blacksmith (1997)

Adam Frederick Pohlman – Basketball Coach (2005)

Adam Henry & Adam Frederick Pohlman – Businessmen (1997)

Elsie [Reasoner] Ralph – Journalist/Sculptor (1996)

Clarence Edmund Rarick –Teacher/University President (1996)

Calvin Reasoner – Community Leader/State Representative (1996)

Marion Luther Reh – Community Leader (1996)

Benjamin Perry & Frank Irwin Remy – Inventors (1997)

Seth S. Reynolds – Business (1996)

Roscoe John Robinson – State Representative (1997)

Katherine [Chapin] Ross – WCTU Leader (1996)

Franklin Antone Rothenberger – Stone Mason/Contractor (1996)

Howard Herman Ruede – Journalist/Writer (1996)

Charles Hamlin & William Penn Ruth – Inventors (1997)

Edwin Parker Sample – Attorney/California State Senate (1997)

Gail Edward Sarver – Philanthropy (1997)

Ernest G. Simmelink – World War II Hero (2004)

Arleta [Quenzer] Snyder – Community Volunteer (2007)

Fred Garfield Stambach, Jr. – Businessman/Track Specialist (2006)

Edward Albert & Robert Blake Stephenson – Businessmen (1997)

Marvin Allen Stevens – Doctor / College Football Hall of Fame (1997)

Hilland Homer Stewart – Minister (1996)

Fern Amber [Harris] Storer – Cooking Expert (2005)

Hugh Albert Storer – State Representative (2001)

Russell William Stover – Candy Business (1996)

John B. Taylor – State Representative (1997)

Hudson Orville “Hud” & Nina Marie [Tetlow] Turner – Community Leaders (1996)

Jesse Earl Vague – Teacher/County Treasurer (1996)

Bliss Albro Van Gundy – Historian (1997)

John Harm Voss – State Senator (1996)

Richard Gerald Voss – Doctor/Korean War Hero (2010)

Bertine Pinckney “Bert” Walker – Journalist/State Printer (1996)

Zachary Taylor Walrond – Historian/Masonic Grand Master (1996)

Winfield Washington Watson – Businessman/Town Leader (1996)

Frank Peter Wells – Businessman (1996)

Henry Harrison Welty – Businessman/Community Leader (2010)

Frank E. Wheeler – International Cartridge Expert (1997)

Doris (Parsons) White – Teacher, 44 years (2007)

Charles Edward Williams – Writer/Historian (1996)

Oid Lee Wineland – Community Leader (1996)

Anna J. [Frazer] Winslow – Minister/Author (2003)

Iva [Rothenberger] Wirth – Teacher, 45 years (2004)

Darrell LaVerle Wolters – Teacher/Basketball Coach (2010)

Lee Arlo Wykoff – College Football/Professional Wrestler (1997)

Richard Haynes “Dick” Wykoff – Professional Baseball (1996)

Bartley Francis Yost – U.S. Consulate Service (1996)

Emmett Felix Yost – General, U.S. Army (1997)

Alice Gannette [Dimond] Young – WCTU Leader (1996)

Imri Ray Zumwalt – Kansas State Printer (2007)

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