Christie Lee Woods
Christie Lee Woods (born October 21, 1977 is an American model, actress and the first woman from Texas to capture the Miss Teen USA crown .Woods first came to prominence as a beauty queen, winning the...
Jennifer Holliday
Jennifer-Yvette Holliday (born October 19, 1960, Riverside, Texas) is an American singer and Tony Award-winning actress. She started her career on Broadway in musicals such as Dreamgirls, and later be...
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Slater Martin
Slater Nelson "Dugie" Martin Jr. (October 22, 1925 – October 18, 2012) was an American professional basketball player and coach who was a playmaking guard for 11 seasons in the National Basketbal...
Minnie Fisher Cunningham
Minnie Fisher Cunningham (March 19, 1882 – December 9, 1964) was the first executive secretary of the League of Women Voters, and a suffrage politician who worked for the passage of the Nineteenth Ame...
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Steve Forrest (actor)
Steve Forrest (September 29, 1925 – May 18, 2013) was an American actor who was well known for his role as Lt. Hondo Harrelson in the short-lived television series S.W.A.T. which ran from 1975 t...
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George Washington Baines
George Washington Baines, Sr. (December 29, 1809 – December 28, 1882), a maternal great-grandfather of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson, was a Baptist clergyman in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas w...
Samuel Hamilton Walker
Samuel Hamilton Walker (February 24, 1817 – October 9, 1847) was a Texas Ranger captain and military officer of the Republic of Texas and the United States armies. Walker served in several armed confl...
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Dan Phillips
Dan Phillips is an American designer and builder from Texas. He is the founder and face of Phoenix Commotion, a construction company established in 1997. Phoenix Commotion focuses on designing Eco-fr...
Joab H. Banton
Joab Hamilton Banton (August 27, 1869 in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas – July 20, 1949) was New York County District Attorney from 1922 to 1929.
He was the son of Joab H. Banton, a judge in Wac...
Charles Harrelson
Charles Voyde Harrelson (July 23, 1938 – March 15, 2007) was an American organized crime figure who was convicted of assassinating federal judge John H. Wood, Jr., the first federal judge killed in th...
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Robert S. Lovett
Robert Scott Lovett (June 22, 1860 – June 19, 1932) was an American lawyer and railroad executive.
Born at San Jacinto, Texas he was admitted to the bar in 1882 and then served as attorney for var...
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TJ Goree
Thomas Jewett "TJ" Goree (November 14, 1835 – March 5, 1905) was a Confederate Captain in the First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War. By the end of the War he was promot...
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Robert Holmes (American football)
Robert Holmes (born October 5, 1945 in Huntsville, Texas) is a former American football running back who played collegiately at Southern University and professionally in the American Football League f...
Thomas Henry Ball
Thomas Henry Ball (January 14, 1859 – May 7, 1944) was a Texas politician and a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He was mayor of Huntsville, Texas from 1877 to 1892, an...
Leonard A. Abercrombie
Leonard Anderson Abercrombie (1832–1891) was a lawyer, Confederate States Army officer, and a Texas state senator.
Leonard A. Abercrombie was born in Macon County, Alabama, on December 1, 1832, He...
Erin Cummings
Erin Lynn Cummings (born July 19, 1977) is an American actress. She has appeared in the television shows Star Trek: Enterprise, Charmed, Dante's Cove, The Bold and the Beautiful, Cold Case, Dollhouse,...
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Samuel Walker Houston
Samuel Walker Houston (1864–1945) was an American pioneer in the field of education. He was born into slavery on February 12, 1864, in Huntsville, Texas, to Joshua Houston, a slave owned by Sam Houst...
Silas L. Copeland
Silas L. Copeland (April 2, 1920 – December 4, 2001) was the third Sergeant Major of the Army. He was sworn in on October 1, 1970 and served until June, 1973. He was born in Embryfield, Texas (now Sta...
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Robert A. Lovett
Robert Abercrombie Lovett (September 14, 1895 – May 7, 1986) was the fourth United States Secretary of Defense, having been promoted to this position from Deputy Secretary of Defense. H...
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Marilyn McAdams Sibley
Marilyn McAdams Sibley (September 30, 1921 –January 19, 2006) was an historian and author who was the president of the Texas State Historical Association from 1981-1982.Sibley was born in Walke...
Eugene C. Barker
Eugene Campbell Barker (November 10, 1874 – October 22, 1956) was a distinguished professor of Texas history at the University of Texas at Austin. He was the first living person to have a UT campus bu...
Joshua Houston
Joshua Houston (1822–1902) was born into slavery in 1822 on the Perry County, Alabama plantation owned by Temple Lea and Nancy Moffette Lea, parents of Margaret Lea Houston. When Margaret married Sam ...
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