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Kansas Business Hall of Fame - Contemporary List


2018   Bill Kurtis, ​​Newsman, Kansas Developer
2017   Tom Devlin, Rent-A-Center Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman of Devlin Enterprises, Developer & Owner of Flint Hills National Golf Club
2016   David Murfin, CEO, Murfin Inc.
2015   Gary Burrell and Min Kao, Founders of Garmin
2014   David Dillon, President, Kroger, Co.
2013   Jack P. DeBoer, Entrepreneur, Real Estate Developer, and Philanthropist
2012   Greg Brenneman, Corporate Leader
2011   Alan Mulally, Engineer and Business Leader
2010   Roy Applequist, Agricultural Implement Manufacturer
2009   Jack Goldstein, Duty, Dedication and Distinguished service
2008   Howard R. Fricke, Business and Civic Leader
2007   F.D. (Fran) Jabara, Educator and Entrepreneur
2006   Lyle E. Yost, Entrepreneur and Manufacturer
2005   Robert J. Eaton, Automobile Industry Executive
2004   Don Landoll, Landoll Corporation
2003   Dan and Frank Carney, Entrepreneurs
2002   Pack St. Clair, Entrepreneur, Manufacturer, Exporter
2001   Richard K. "Dick" Davidson, Railroad Executive
2000   Philip Anschutz, Art, Oil, Sports, Railroads, Real Estate, Fiber-Optics, Agriculture, Telecom and Philanthropy
1999   Ross Beach, Engineer, Business Leader and Philanthropist
1998   William H. Graves,Transportation Entrepreneur
1997   Charles G. Koch, Petroleum Industry Leader, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
1996   Harry Darby, Industrialist and Patriot
1995   Paul H. Hensen, Telecommunications Entrepreneur Civic and Cultural Leader
1994   Oscar S. Stauffer, Kansas Newspaper Editor and Publisher, Kansas Regent, and Statesman
1993   Henry A. Bubb, Savings and Loan Magnate, International Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Supporter of Higher Ed.
1992   Donald J. Hall, Civic Leader, Philanthropist Champion of Enlightened Private Enterprise
1991   Ray E. Dillon, Businessman
1990   Fred Bramlage, Philanthropist
1989   Olive Ann (Mellor) Beech, Aviation Pioneer