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[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]

Somali Civil War[edit]

War in Afghanistan[edit]

Iraq War[edit]

War on Terror[edit]

  • Clint Lorance (born 1984), Army First Lieutenant convicted of second-degree murder for battlefield deaths; pardoned
  • Michael L. Oates (born 1957), United States Army Lieutenant General

Intelligence[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Robert T. Clark (born 1948), U.S. Army lieutenant general, commanded United States Army North (ARNORTH)
  • 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]

Entertainment[edit]

Dance[edit]

Fashion and modeling[edit]

Film, theater, and television[edit]

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Beauty pageant winners[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Amouranth (Kaitlyn Michelle Siragusa) (born 1993), female model, streamer and Internet celebrity
  • Barbette (Vander Clyde Broadway) (1899–1973), female impersonator, aerialist
  • Eric July (born 1990), rap-metal vocalist, political commentator, comic book writer

Sportspeople[edit]

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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]

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[edit]

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Supercentenarians (longevity)[edit]

  • 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[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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