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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.

Revisions and sourced additions are welcome.

Founders and early settlers of Texas[edit | edit source]

Stephen F. Austin

Emily Mae Hannah, first settler Childress, Texas 1805-1907. Claude Winters, owner Winters Monument, Vernon, Texas Wilbarger county,(1899-1962).

Military/war[edit | edit source]

The Texas Revolution/The Alamo[edit | edit source]

Sam Houston

American Civil War[edit | edit source]

John Bell Hood

World War I[edit | edit source]

World War II[edit | edit source]

Doris Miller

Chester Nimitz

Korean War[edit | edit source]

Vietnam War[edit | edit source]

Oliver North

War in Afghanistan[edit | edit source]

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War on Terror[edit | edit source]

Other[edit | edit source]

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

Politics and public office[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Lyndon Johnson

Notable women of Texas[edit | edit source]

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

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Dance[edit | edit source]

Cyd Charisse

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Tex Avery

Alexis Bledel

Powers Boothe

Carol Burnett

Gary Busey

Loretta Devine

Michael Dorn

Morgan Fairchild

Jamie Foxx

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Larry Hagman

Woody Harrelson

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Tommy Lee Jones

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Michelle Rodriguez

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Robin Wright

Renée Zellweger

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Steve Martin

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Dimebag Darrell Abbott

Erykah Badu

Edie Brickell

Selena Gomez

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Kris Kristofferson

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Lyle Lovett

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