Location of Texas in the U.S. map
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

Military

The Texas Revolution/The Alamo

American Civil War

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

Somali Civil War

War in Afghanistan

Iraq War

War on Terror

Intelligence

Other

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

See also

Entertainment

Dance

Fashion and modeling

Film, theater, and television

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Beauty pageant winners

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

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Swimming

Tennis

  • Zina Garrison (born 1963), tennis player
  • Karl Kamrath (1911–1988), tennis player, architect
  • 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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Business

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Law and jurisprudence

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Literature

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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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Others

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References

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