Charlie "Yardbird" Parker (1920-1955)
- Kansas City jazz saxophonist.
(18??-1864) - A
leader of a gang of border ruffians and newspaper correspondent.
Robert Hall Pearson (1828-??) - Pearson was one of the first settlers
in Douglas County, Kansas, fought with
John Brown in the Battle of Black
Jack and built a home near Baldwin City that continues to stand today.