Terence Anderson born c. Brown born , track and field champion at Parapan American Games in Rio de Janeiro  Aimee Buchanan born , American-born Olympic figure skater for Israel Dave Clark — , Olympic pole vaulter Josh Davis born , Olympic gold and silver medalist in freestyle swimming Cowboy Morgan Evans — , rodeo , steer wrestling champion Jennifer Gutierrez born , triathlete Heath Herring born , mixed martial artist Michael Johnson born , sprinter, Olympic gold medalist, world record holder Madison Kocian born , world- and Olympic-champion gymnast Courtney Kupets born , world and U.
Nahim Abraham — , businessman and philanthropist in Canadian ; native of Lebanon Salem Abraham born , futures trader and hedge fund operator in Canadian, Texas Tom Abraham — , businessman and philanthropist in Canadian, Texas; native of Lebanon John George Adair — , partner with Charles Goodnight in JA Ranch Red Adair — , offshore oil field firefighter Joe Allbritton — , banker, publisher, philanthropist Peter Arguindegui — , petroleum industrialist and member of the Laredo City Council —  John S. Bass Jr. Bass Sr. Blanton — , oil industry executive, civic leader, philanthropist George Washington Brackenridge — , banker, business executive, philanthropist, social activist, university regent Nancy Brinker born , business executive, ambassador Norman Brinker — , restaurateur George R.
Cromwell — , oil driller and aviation pioneer  Harlan Crow born , real estate developer Trammell Crow — , commercial real estate developer Mark Cuban born , billionaire entrepreneur, owner of Dallas Mavericks basketball team Joseph S. Cullinan — , oil industrialist, founder of Texaco Robert B. Belo Michael Dell born , founder of Dell Inc.
Clara Driscoll — , businesswoman, philanthropist, historic preservationist Angelo Drossos — , stockbroker, owner of San Antonio Spurs Thomas Dundon born , financial businessman. Ford born , business executive, banker, billionaire, philanthropist Joe B. Gaston — , co-founder, with Aaron C. Hawn — , businessman, philanthropist, racehorse breeder Pattillo Higgins — , oil pioneer and businessman, known as the "Prophet of Spindletop " Barron Hilton born , billionaire socialite, businessman, heir to Hilton Hotels fortune Conrad Hilton — , hotel-chain founder Conrad Hilton Jr. Hughes, Sr.
Erik Jonsson — , co-founder and president of Texas Instruments , mayor of Dallas. Kemp — , conservationist and oil, flour milling, and railroad entrepreneur in Wichita Falls Isaac Herbert Kempner — , founder of Imperial Sugar , mayor of Galveston Oliver Winfield Killam — , Laredo oilman, businessman, rancher, former state legislator from Oklahoma Radcliffe Killam — , Laredo oilman, businessman, rancher, large landowner, philanthropist Kay Kimbell — , entrepreneur, philanthropist; endowed Kimbell Art Museum Richard King — , entrepreneur, founder of the legendary King Ranch Rollin King — , businessman, investment consultant, co-founder of Southwest Airlines John Henry Kirby — , businessman, founder of the Kirby Petroleum Company Robert J.
Kleberg, Jr. Koch — , chemical engineer and entrepreneur who founded the oil refinery firm that later became Koch Industries Harry Koch — , railroad founder, newspaper founder Eugene Lacritz — , retail executive, classical musician Ninfa Laurenzo — , restaurateur Rodney Lewis born , oil and natural gas industrialist and rancher; second wealthiest individual in San Antonio David Litman born , founder of hotels.
Meadows — , oilman, philanthropist John W. Mecom, Sr. Mitchell — , billionaire oilman, real estate developer, philanthropist Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed born , entrepreneur; political, religious, cultural activist; father of Ahmed Mohamed John T. O'Donnell — , businessman, theatre-chain manager, philanthropist William O'Neil born , entrepreneur, stockbroker, writer, founded Investor's Business Daily Marc Ostrofsky born , venture capitalist, entrepreneur, investor, author Ross Perot born , entrepreneur; founder of EDS and Perot Systems ; U.
Perry — , homebuilder, political supporter Stephen Samuel Perry — , manager of Peach Point Plantation , preserved historical manuscripts T. Boone Pickens born , energy entrepreneur, philanthropist Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim — , founder, chairman, and principal owner of Pilgrim's Pride Bernard Rapoport — , entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, business executive Kent Rathbun born , chef, restaurateur William Marsh Rice — , merchant, investor, multimillionaire, philanthropist; namesake of Rice University Sid W.
Rossel — , chef Marvin Travis Runyon — , business executive, U. Fayez Sarofim born , stock-fund manager, part owner of Houston Texans, philanthropist, billionaire Tom Scaperlanda — , jeweler, circus historian and collector of circusana Julius Schepps — , business owner, civic leader and philanthropist Daniel R. Simpson , business executive, baseball team owner Henry Singleton — , electrical engineer, co-founder of Teledyne Technologies Bill Sinkin — , banker, community activist Tom Slick — , inventor, businessman, adventurer, entrepreneur, philanthropist Merrie Spaeth born , business public relations consultant, political consultant, educator, former actress John Sparks — , cattle rancher, Texas Ranger , became governor of Nevada A.
Stemmons — , real estate developer, civic leader Leslie Stemmons — , businessman Frank Sterling — , oil business Ross S. Sterling — , founder of Humble Oil which would become ExxonMobil , Governor of Texas David Tallichet — , developed the theme restaurant concept Anne Valliant Burnett Tandy — , rancher, horsebreeder, philanthropist, art collector Charles D. Thornton — , founder and president of Mercantile Bank in Dallas , mayor and civic leader of Dallas Tex Thornton — , founder of Litton Industries Felix Tijerina — , restaurateur Rex Tillerson born , chairman, president and CEO of ExxonMobil Kenny Troutt born , telecommunications company founder, racehorse owner, billionaire.
Clayton Wheat Williams, Jr. Wynne — , founder of Six Flags Over Texas and subsequent corporate theme parks Benjamin Franklin Yoakum — , railroad executive Zig Ziglar — , salesman, motivational speaker, author. James A. Baker, Jr. Baker — , jurist, politician Roy Bean c. Cantu born , civil rights lawyer, educator Ronald H. Garcia — , district attorney in Laredo Mike Godwin born , attorney, author Alberto Gonzales born , United States Attorney General Richard "Racehorse" Haynes — , defense attorney, author Randy Hendricks born , sports lawyer, author Harry Hertzberg — , attorney, Texas state senator, civic leader Barbara Hines , immigration rights attorney Joe Jamail — , attorney, billionaire Leon Jaworski — , attorney, was special prosecutor during the Watergate scandal hearings Jim Mattox — , U.
Meier born , state senator, holds world filibuster record; lost race for attorney general to Jim Mattox in Lawrence E.
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Malouf Abraham, Jr. Ahlschlager — , architect Larry D. Ayres — , architect Bill Barminski born , artist, designer, filmmaker Donald Barthelme — , architect Arthello Beck — , visual artist John T. Clayton — , sculptor Nicholas Joseph Clayton — , architect Matchett Herring Coe — , sculptor Pompeo Coppini — , sculptor, teacher George Dahl — , architect Dawson Dawson-Watson — , impressionist painter Charles August Albert Dellschau — , outsider artist Neil Denari born , architect Richard Dominguez born , comic book artist Dan Dunn born , speed painter, cartoonist, caricaturist Emily Edwards — , artist, historian, conservationist, teacher, civic leader Charles Fincher born , cartoonist, lawyer Joseph Finger — , architect Alfred C.
Giraud — , architect, surveyor, mayor of San Antonio Rolando Gomez born , photographer Xavier Gonzalez — , muralist, sculptor, teacher Glenna Goodacre born , sculptor, designed obverse of Sacagawea dollar James Riely Gordon — , architect Herbert M. Hedrick — , architect Wolf Hilbertz — , architect, inventor, marine scientist, educator Barbara Hines born , artist Armando Hinojosa born , sculptor Alexandre Hogue — , realist painter Dorothy Hood — , Modernist painter Carl Hoppe — , painter Louis Hoppe fl.
Knott — , political cartoonist, illustrator, art educator Janet Krueger born , painter, educator. Thomas C. Payne — , architect Dan Piraro born , painter, illustrator, cartoonist Thomas M. Taylor born , forensic and portrait artist Frank Teich — , sculptor Wilhelm Thielepape — , architect, lithographer, photographer, surveyor, attorney, mayor of San Antonio Charles Umlauf — , sculptor, art educator Vincent Valdez born , artist Bob Wade born , artist, sculptor in "Cosmic Cowboy" genre William Ward Watkin — , architect, founder of Rice University Department of Architecture Mack White born , comic book artist Verner Moore White — , landscape and portrait artist Robert Whiteside — , jewelry and craft maker and designer, polymath George Rodney Willis — , architect Laura Wilson born , photographer Robert William Wood — , landscape painter.
Frank Dobie — , folklorist and writer about open-range days Carole Nelson Douglas born , mystery writer Robert M. Edsel born , nonfiction writer, oil company founder and innovator Kurt Eichenwald born , author, journalist John R. Erickson born , cowboy, author, songwriter, voice actor, wrote Hank the Cowdog series Jill Alexander Essbaum born , poet, writer, professor B.
Garcia , writer of Chicano literature Bryan A. Garner born , lexicographer, grammarian, author, educator Fred Gipson — , novelist, author of Old Yeller John Graves — , author Jesse Edward Grinstead — , author of Western fiction.get link
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Evetts Haley — , historian and political activist Laura Vernon Hamner — , author, ranch historian, educator Stephen Harrigan born , novelist, journalist Stanley Hauerwas born , theologian, philosopher Bobbie Louise Hawkins — , short story writer, monologist, and poet Allison Hedge Coke born , poet and writer Patricia Highsmith — , novelist, author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr.
Howard — , author of Conan the Barbarian stories and other pulp adventure tales William Humphrey — , novelist Bret Anthony Johnston born , author, director of creative writing program at Harvard University Mary Karr born , poet, essayist, memoirist Elmer Kelton — , journalist, western novelist Larry L. Lansdale born , author of crime thrillers, Hap and Leonard novels Jenny Lawson born , journalist, humorist, blogger Warren Leslie — , author, journalist, screenwriter, business executive David Liss born , writer Janette Sebring Lowrey — , author of children's books, including The Poky Little Puppy Max Lucado born , best-selling Christian author Cathy Luchetti born , author of books about American frontier Corey Marks born , poet, educator A.
Mayers born , mystery and science fiction novelist Larry McMurtry born , Pulitzer Prize -winning author of Lonesome Dove Alex McVey born , illustrator Philipp Meyer born , novelist Michael Moorcock born , literary and fantasy novelist, musician, journalist Frances Mossiker — , author of historical novels. Naomi Shihab Nye born , poet, songwriter, novelist Bill O'Neal born , author, historian, educator Marc Ostrofsky born , author, entrepreneur, investor William A. Owens — , author, folklorist, educator Greg Pak born , comic-book writer, film director Americo Paredes — , author of books on life along U.
Walker — , writer Walter Prescott Webb — , author, historian Janice Woods Windle born , author of historical novels Ruthe Lewin Winegarten — , author, editor, historian, social activist Kim Wozencraft born , writer Gwendolyn Zepeda born , poet, author Joaquin Zihuatanejo Royce Johnson born , poet.
Bidal Aguero — , Hispanic newspaper publisher in Lubbock Wick Allison born , magazine owner and publisher, author Alfred O. Andersson — , newspaper publisher Bud Andrews — , radio personality in Lubbock Jim Angle born , Chief Washington Correspondent for Fox News Ole Anthony born , investigative journalist, magazine editor John Ardoin — , music critic and author Hugh Aynesworth born , journalist, investigative reporter, authority on the assassination of John F.
Dealey — , newspaper publisher Jody Dean born , radio journalist, author Pete Delkus born , television meteorologist Dayna Devon born , television journalist Sam Donaldson born , ABC News reporter Troy Dungan born , television meteorologist George Dunham born , radio personality, sportscaster. Kurt Eichenwald born , investigative reporter, author Linda Ellerbee born , journalist, correspondent, reporter Gene Elston — , sportscaster John Henry Faulk — , storyteller and radio broadcaster T.
Fehrenbach — , newspaper columnist, historian Shannon Fife — , journalist, humorist, screenwriter Robert Flores born , ESPN Sports anchor Clint Formby — , radio personality Ron Franklin born , sportscaster Kinky Friedman born , columnist, singer-songwriter, novelist, candidate for governor of Texas Mel Gabler — , public school textbook monitor and cofounder of Educational Research Analysts of Longview Randy Galloway born , radio host, newspaper columnist Kyle Gann born , music critic, composer, musicologist George Gimarc born , radio announcer, disc jockey, producer Frank Glieber — , sportscaster Bianna Golodryga born , television journalist John Howard Griffin — , journalist, author Oscar Griffin, Jr.
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Johnson — , newspaper editor Richard Justice , sportswriter. Todd Kalas born , sportscaster Bill P. Kellman born , literary critic, columnist, author, educator Hubert Renfro Knickerbocker — , journalist, author Harry Koch — , newspaper founder, railroad founder Phil Konstantin born , journalist, author Kidd Kraddick — , radio host Jim Lehrer born , television journalist, author Michael R. Levy born , magazine founder and publisher Josh Lewin born , sportscaster Verne Lundquist born , sportscaster, reporter Bill Macatee born , sportscaster, reporter Debra Maffett born , host of TNN Country News, Miss America Dan Malone born , Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ernie Manouse born , television host, radio personality, writer, producer Charles E.
Maple — , journalist, assistant superintendent of the Texas State Railroad , — Chris Marrou born , television news anchor Roland Martin born , journalist , syndicated columnist , CNN commentator Russ Martin born , radio host Mary Maverick — , memoirist Frank W. Mayborn — , newspaper publisher John McCaa born , television news anchor Kevin McCarthy , radio and television announcer Joe McLaughlin — , sportswriter Gordon McLendon — , radio pioneer, innovator, entrepreneur Howard McNeil — , television meteorologist Sonny Melendrez born , radio personality, voice actor Curt Menefee born , sportscaster, reporter Bill Mercer born , sportscaster Maxine Mesinger — , gossip columnist Harry J.
Middleton — , journalist, Presidential speechwriter, educator Dale Milford — , television meteorologist, U. Timmons — , opened news bureau in Washington; native of Amarillo Jack Tinsley — , newspaper executive editor Frank X.
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Tolbert — , author, historian, journalist, restaurateur Karen Tumulty born , newspaper correspondent Juan M. Vasquez born , journalist Rob Walker born , journalist, author Todd Wagner born , internet broadcasting pioneer Dave Ward born , television newscaster Edwin "Big Ed" Wilkes — , Lubbock radio personality Greg Williams born , sports radio host Robert Wilonsky born , newspaper columnist, critic Carlo Wolff born , journalist Lawrence Wright born , journalist, author of The Looming Tower Marvin Zindler — , television journalist.
Muthu Alagappan born c. Baroch born , metallurgist Brady Barr born , herpetologist Charles R. Baxter — , emergency-room physician who attended President John F. Kennedy following Kennedy's assassination R. Berry Brazelton — , pediatrician, author, syndicated columnist Michael Glyn Brown — , hand surgeon Michael Stuart Brown born , Nobel Prize-winning geneticist John Cacioppo born , co-founder of social neuroscience Robert Cade — , physician, scientist; inventor of Gatorade William H.
Cade born , zoologist, evolutionary biologist, authority on mating systems of Orthoptera Paul C. Chu born , physicist, leading authority on superconductivity Denton Cooley — , pioneering heart surgeon Kenneth H. Cooper born , physician, developed concept of aerobic exercise Robert Curl born , Nobel Prize-winning chemist Michael E.
Farabee — , pioneer in mental health Ralph Feigin — , pediatrician, writer, educator, hospital administrator Leroy S. Fletcher born , mechanical and aerospace engineer Alfred G. Gilman — , Nobel Prize-winning pharmacologist, biochemist, educator Joseph L. William Harbour born , ophthalmologist, ocular oncologist Elise Harmon — , physicist, chemist, electronics engineer Meredith Hay born , biomedical researcher John Haynes, Jr.
King Hubbert — , geophysicist Lane P. Hughston born , mathematician, physicist, scholar and professor of mathematical finance Nathan Isgur — , theoretical physicist Ronny Jackson born , Physician to the President of the United States Mildred Fay Jefferson — , physician, political activist; first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School Mavis Kelsey — , physician who founded the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic , professor, writer, philanthropist Jack Kilby — , Nobel Prize-winning electrical engineer; invented integrated circuit, handheld calculator, thermal printer Riki Kobayashi — , professor of chemical engineering Edwin Jackson Kyle — , agriculture expert, professor, ambassador; Kyle Field and Kyle, Texas are named for him.
Bowen Loftin born , physicist, computer scientist, educator, university president Cyrus Longworth Lundell — , botanist, archaeologist; discovered several Mayan cities in Mexican jungle Eugene McDermott — , geophysicist, founder of Texas Instruments , philanthropist C. Wright Mills — , prominent political sociologist and author Forrest Mims born , amateur scientist, popular science writer Carl Mitcham born , philosopher of science, professor, writer W. Moerner born , chemist, professor Oscar Monnig — , astronomer and meteoricist Robert Lee Moore — , mathematician, educator Matt Mullenweg born , developed WordPress software Hermann Joseph Muller — , Nobel Prize-winning geneticist Joseph Nagyvary born , biochemist, violin maker, Stradivarius researcher Leonard L.
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Northrup Jr. Rohrschach, Jr. Ting born , chemist, MIT professor Beatrice Tinsley — , astronomer Catalina Trail born , amateur naturalist, social worker Karen Uhlenbeck born , mathematician, National Medal of Science Harry Vandiver — , mathematician Abraham Verghese born , physician, educator, author Hubert Stanley Wall — , mathematician, educator Steven Weinberg born , Nobel Prize-winning physicist Spencer Wells born , geneticist and anthropologist Fred Wendorf — , anthropologist John A.
Wheeler — , physicist, Wolf Prize in Physics, coined the term 'black hole' Mary Wheeler born , mathematician Quentin Wilson born , engineer, one of the " Rocket Boys " portrayed in a s book and film Robert Woodrow Wilson born , Nobel Prize-winning physicist, astronomer Lloyd Youngblood born , neurosurgeon.