List of people from Texas

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Location of Texas in the U.S. map

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[edit]

Military/war[edit]

The Texas Revolution/The Alamo[edit]

American Civil War[edit]

World War I[edit]

World War II[edit]

Korean War[edit]

Vietnam War[edit]

War in Afghanistan[edit]

Iraq War[edit]

War on Terror[edit]

Other[edit]

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

Politics and public office[edit]

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[edit]

Notable women of Texas[edit]

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

Entertainment[edit]

Dance[edit]

Fashion and modeling[edit]

Film, theater, and television[edit]

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Beauty pageant winners[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Baseball[edit]

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Basketball[edit]

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Bodybuilding[edit]

Boxing[edit]

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Golf[edit]

Motorsports[edit]

Professional wrestling[edit]

Soccer[edit]

Tennis[edit]

  • 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

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Law and jurisprudence[edit]

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Science, including medicine[edit]

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Aviation and space exploration[edit]

Scholars, educators, academicians[edit]

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Clergy[edit]

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Infamous Texans[edit]

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References[edit]

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  17. ^ Valerie Godines Fitzgerald, "Historic Path: Judge Ender retires from post", Laredo Morning Times, December 31, 2012, pp. 1, 14A
  18. ^ Ray A. Laird obituary, Kerrville Daily Times, Kerrville, Texas, October 7, 1986
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  20. ^ "Jack O. Loftin, "Joseph Sterling Bridwell"". Texas State Historical Association online. Retrieved April 30, 2013.