Notable Natives

Barnum Brown (February 12, 1873 – February 5, 1963)[1], a paleontologist born in Carbondale, Kansas, and named after the circus showman P.T. Barnum, discovered the second fossil of Tyrannosaurus rex during a career that made him one of the most famous fossil hunters working from the late Victorian era into the early 20th century. More…

Daniel Hugh Forbes, Jr. (June 6, 1920 – June 5, 1948) was an American aviator. More…