Liz Carpenter
Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Sutherland Carpenter (September 1, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was a writer, feminist, former reporter, media advisor, speechwriter, political humorist, and public relations expert.Car...
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Henry Karnes
Henry Wax Karnes (September 8, 1812 – August 16, 1840) was notable as a soldier and figure of the Texas Revolution, as well as the commander of General Sam Houston's "Spy Squad" at the ...
Randy Turner
Randy J. "Biscuit" Turner (1949-2005) was an American punk singer and artist. He was the lead singer for the seminal hardcore punk band Big Boys, formed in Austin in the late 1970s. Turner is regarded...
Kenneth P. Johnson
Kenneth Parker Johnson (August 24, 1934 – November 2, 2008) was an American newspaper editor. Johnson was best known for his efforts in the 1970s and 1980s to build the Dallas Times Herald into one of...
John T. Browne
John Thomas Browne (1845–1941) was an Irish-born merchant and politician. He served on the Houston City Council, served two terms as Mayor of Houston, and served three terms in the Texas House of Repr...
Abraham O. Woodruff
Abraham Owen Woodruff (November 23, 1872 – June 20, 1904) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). He was also the son o...
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William H. Barnes
William Henry Barnes (c. 1840 or 1845-December 24, 1866) was an African American Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of ...
Ray McDonald (running back)
Ray Douglas McDonald (May 7, 1944 – May 4, 1993) was a professional football player, a running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins for two seasons, from 1967–68.McDonald w...
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John Patrick Looney
John Patrick Looney (1865–1947) was a gangster in the Rock Island, Illinois area during the early 20th century. He began his career as a successful lawyer, but soon became involved in illegal ac...
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E. Pierce Marshall
Everett Pierce Marshall (January 12, 1939 – June 20, 2006) was an American businessman and a son of J. Howard Marshall II. According to a Dallas Morning News article, he was a very private man, but be...
Dorothy Seastrom
Dorothy Seastrom (March 16, 1903 – January 31, 1930) was an American silent film actress.
Born in Texas, Seastrom got into acting after winning the a beauty competition. Her family later re...
Charles Griffin
Charles Griffin (December 18, 1825 – September 15, 1867) was a career officer in the United States Army and a Union general in the American Civil War. He rose to command a corps in the Army of the Pot...
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Isaac Van Zandt
Isaac Van Zandt (July 10, 1813 – October 11, 1847) was a political leader in the Republic of Texas. Van Zandt County, Texas, was named in his honor.
Van Zandt was born in Franklin County, Te...
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Timothy Dwight Hobart
Timothy Dwight Hobart, known as T. D. Hobart (October 6, 1855 – May 19, 1935), was a Vermont-born businessman, landowner, surveyor, and civic leader in the Texas Panhandle. He lived primarily in...
Roger J. Williams
Roger John Williams (August 14, 1893 – February 20, 1988), was an American biochemist who named folic acid and discovered pantothenic acid, and was a member of the National Academy of Sciences an...
Robert Alway
Robert Alway (1790 – August 6, 1840) was a farmer and political figure in Upper Canada.He was born in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England in 1790 and arrived in Upper Canada around 1816. He rep...
Candy Barr
Candy Barr (July 6, 1935 – December 30, 2005) was an American stripper, burlesque dancer, actress, and adult model in men's magazines of the mid-20th century.During the 1950s she received nationwide a...
Doc Blanchard
Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard (December 11, 1924 – April 19, 2009) is best known as the college football player who became the first ever junior to win the Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award and was the fi...
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William J. Worth
William Jenkins Worth (March 1, 1794 – May 7, 1849) was a United States officer during the War of 1812, Mexican-American War, and Second Seminole War.
Worth was born in 1794 in Hudson, New Y...
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