Famous Texans

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Welcomeelcome to our list of notable Texans. View the list by subject with the links above. You can read brief biographies of some of the Texans by clicking on the linked (underlined) names in the lists. We will be adding new biographies occasionally, so check back for additions and other updates!

Red Adair
Alvin Ailey
Mary Kay Ash
Stephen F. Austin

Ninnie Baird
Clyde Barrow
Gail Borden
Carol Burnett
George Bush
George W. Bush

Cyd Charisse
Claire Lee Chennault
William P. Clements, Jr.
Joan Crawford
Walter Cronkite

J. Frank Dobie
Charlie Dunn

Phil Gramm

Larry Hagman
Oveta Culp Hobby
Ima Hogg
Buddy Holly
Sam Houston

Howard Hughes
Kay Bailey Hutchison

Molly Ivins

Lyndon Baines Johnson
Jack Johnson
Janis Joplin
Scott Joplin

Richard King
Gib Lewis
Mance Lipscomb

Jayne Mansfield
Stanley Marsh 3
Mary Martin
Don Meredith
Ann Miller

Willie Nelson
Chester William Nimitz

Roy Orbison
Lee Harvey Oswald

Bonnie Parker
Quanah Parker

H. Ross Perot
Bill Pickett
T. Boone Pickens, Jr.
Katharine Ann Porter

Dan Rather
Robert Rauschenberg
Sam Rayburn
Tex Ritter
Gene Roddenberry
Karl Rove
Nolan Ryan

Ann Sheridan
Willie Shoemaker
Sissy Spacek
Roger Staubach

Tommy Tune

Bob Wills

Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Lorenzo de Zavala
ZZ Top

Students of Texas discover that Texas is too vast for any biography or history. We will try to keep our famous Texans list interesting, but it will never include every Texan who deserves recognition.

As you will note, we have quite a few biographies to complete.  When we are done with our current list, we may ask for suggestions, but PLEASE hold your suggestions until we finish the list of historical figures above!

Thanks and enjoy!

Ken Biggs
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