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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.

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Founders and early settlers of TexasEdit

Military/warEdit

The Texas Revolution/The AlamoEdit

American Civil WarEdit

World War IEdit

World War IIEdit

Korean WarEdit

Vietnam WarEdit

War in AfghanistanEdit

Iraq WarEdit

War on TerrorEdit

IntelligenceEdit

OtherEdit

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

Politics and public officeEdit

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. PresidentsEdit

Notable women of TexasEdit

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

EntertainmentEdit

DanceEdit

Fashion and modelingEdit

Film, theater, and televisionEdit

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ComediansEdit

MagiciansEdit

MusicEdit

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Beauty pageant winnersEdit

Athletics, sports and recreationEdit

BaseballEdit

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BasketballEdit

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BodybuildingEdit

BoxingEdit

FootballEdit

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GolfEdit

MotorsportsEdit

Professional wrestlingEdit

SoccerEdit

TennisEdit

  • 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 sportsEdit

OtherEdit

BusinessEdit

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Law and jurisprudenceEdit

Law enforcementEdit

Art, photography, architectureEdit

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LiteratureEdit

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JournalismEdit

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Science, including medicineEdit

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Aviation and space explorationEdit

Scholars, educators, academiciansEdit

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

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ClergyEdit

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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 TexansEdit

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OthersEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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