List of people from Texas

The following are notable people who were either born, raised or have lived for a significant period of time in the U.S. state of Texas.

Founders and early settlers of Texas

Military/war

The Texas Revolution/The Alamo

American Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

War in Afghanistan

Iraq War

War on Terror

Intelligence

Other

  • Alfred Valenzuela (born 1948), U.S. Army major general, commanded United States Army South (USARSO)

Politics and public office

See also Category:Texas politicians and its subcategories.
See also List of mayors of Austin, Texas; List of mayors of Dallas, Texas; List of mayors of El Paso, Texas; List of mayors of Fort Worth, Texas; List of mayors of Houston, Texas; List of mayors of Plano, Texas; List of mayors of San Antonio, Texas.

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U.S. Presidents

Notable women of Texas

Please consider adding notable Texas women to other categories on this page that specifically concern their areas of notability.

Entertainment

Dance

Fashion and modeling

Film, theater, and television

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Athletics, sports and recreation

Baseball

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Basketball

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Bodybuilding

Boxing

Football

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Golf

Motorsports

Professional wrestling

Soccer

Tennis

  • Zina Garrison (born 1963), tennis player
  • Cliff Richey (born 1946), tennis player, achieved world number-six ranking
  • Nancy Richey (born 1942), tennis player, won six major championships in singles and doubles, achieved world number-two ranking
  • Michael Russell (born 1978), tennis player
  • Dick Savitt (born 1927), tennis player ranked number two in the world
  • Anne Smith (born 1959), tennis player, ten major championships in doubles, ranked world number one in doubles

Mind sports

Other

Business

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Law and jurisprudence

Law enforcement

Art, photography, architecture

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Literature

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Journalism

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Science, including medicine

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Aviation and space exploration

Scholars, educators, academicians

See also the listings on this page for individual areas of specialization (e.g., Literature, Science/medicine, Music)

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Religion and clergy

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Supercentenarians (longevity)

  • Isaac Brock (c. 1800?–1909), supercentenarian
  • Arbella Ewing (1894–2008), at her death was the third oldest person in the world
  • Thomas Nelson, Sr. (1895–2007), at his death was the oldest man in the United States and the second oldest man in the world
  • Richard Arvin Overton (1906–2018), at his death was the oldest man in the United States
  • Margaret Skeete (1878–1994), oldest person ever from Texas

Infamous Texans

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See also

  • Category:Lists of people from Texas

References

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  17. Ray A. Laird obituary, Kerrville Daily Times, Kerrville, Texas, October 7, 1986
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