Martha McWhirter
“I have advised wives to live with their husbands when they could, but there is no sense in obeying a drunken husband. ”

Listing of Great Texas Women

Find information about Texas women who have helped shape the history of Texas. Search by name, click on a letter to list alphabetically or use the search engine to find a particular person.

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Abernathy, Mollie D. Wylie Jarrott (1866 - 1960)Businesswoman | Rancher
Able, Mary Nees (1927 - 1988)Aviator
Acers, Ebby Halliday (1911 - Present)Businesswoman | Philanthropist
Acheson, Sarah C. (1844 - 1899)Suffragist
Acosta, Lucy G. (1926 - 2008)Civic Leader
Adair, Cornelia Wadsworth (1837 - 1921)Rancher
Adair, Christia (1893 - 1989)Civil Rights Activist | In the Gallery | Teacher
Adams, Rebecca Ann Patillo Bass (1826 - 1867)Pioneer
Adams, Yolanda (1961 - Present)Singer
Affleck, Mary Hunt (1847 - 1932)Poet
Agather, ElaineBusinesswoman
Ahn, Suzanne (1952 - 2003)Activist | Health Professional | In the Gallery
Alavez, FrancitaActivist
Alcala, DoraMayor
Alexander, Birdie (1870 - 1960)Educator
Alexander, Janet LipscombWriter
Allen, Debbie (1950 - Present)Dancer
Allen, Winnie (1895 - 1985)Archivist | Historian
Allen, Ruth Alice (1889 - 1979)Historian
Allen, Frances Daisy Emery (1876 - 1958)Health Professional
Allen, Charlotte M. Baldwin (1805 - 1895)Pioneer
Allred, Joe Betsy MillerFirst Lady of Texas
Alsbury, Juana Gertrudis Navarro (1812 - 1888)Alamo Survivor
Altshuler, Ruth C. SharpPhilanthropist
Ames, Jessie Harriet Daniel (1883 - 1972)Suffragist
Ames, Harriet A. Moore Page Potter (1810 - 1902)Pioneer
Amsler, Margaret G. HarrisAttorney
Anderson, Hattie Mabel (1887 - 1965)Educator | Historian
Anderson, Ada Collins (1924 - Present)Civil Rights Activist
Andrews, Willie Ann Hudson (1848 - 1895)Educator
Andrews, Jessie (1867 - 1919)In the Gallery | Poet
Andujar, Elizabeth R. Betty (1912 - 1997)Politician
Angelina, (16__ - Present)Guide | In the Gallery
Anzaldua, Gloria (1942 - 2004)Activist | Author | In the Gallery
Armstrong, Mary Maxwell (1882 - 1971)Librarian
Armstrong, Anne Legendre (1927 - 2008)Ambassador
Armstrong, Mollie Wright (1875 - 1964)Health Professional
Arnold, June Fairfax Davis (1926 - 1982)Author | Publisher
Ash, Mary Kay (1918 - 2001)Businesswoman
Askew, KimAttorney
Aunspaugh, Vivian Louise (1869 - 1960)Painter
Austin, Lucille CarrollBusinesswoman
Austin, Mary Brown (1768 - 1824)Pioneer
Austin, HelenSocial Worker
Autrey, Lynette Schneider (1891 - 1978)Philanthropist
Aves, Etheldreda Belle (? - 1942)Singer
Aycox, Nanie Belle Jenkins (? - 1974)Educator