Lady Bird Johnson
“I would play outdoors; I would explore. I was utterly free to walk across hill and dale. I loved the world around me, and I loved to see the seasons change and see the first violets by the small tributary of a creek.”

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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Caldwell, Bettye M.Educator
Call, Ann Lowdon (1945 - 2007)Cowgirl
Callaway, Sara Isadore Sutherland (1863 - 1916)Activist | Journalist
Calvillo, Maria (1765 - 1856)In the Gallery | Rancher
Cameron, Minnie Bardenwerper (1885 - 1971)Librarian
Campbell, Elizabeth Bundy (1852 - 1931)Rancher
Campbell, Fannie Irene Bruner (1856 - ?)First Lady of Texas
Campos, GloriaNews Reporter
Canales, LauraSinger
Capps, Sallie B. (1869 - 1943)Activist
Carpenter, Elizabeth "Liz" Sutherland (1920 - 2010)Politician
Carr, Vikki Singer
Carr, Billie (1928 - 2002)Politician
Carrington, Evelyn Maurine (1898 - 1985)Health Professional
Carroll, Mary Joe Durning (1914 - 1995)Lawyer
Carter, Minnie Meacham (1902 - 1996)Philanthropist
Carter, Shirley Thompson (1935 - 2002)Founder
Carter, Katherine Pollard (1900 - 1989)Writer
Cartwright, Grace WoodruffRancher
Caruth, Mabel Morrow Peters (1914 - 2000)Philanthropist
Cash, Christine Benton (1889 - 1988)Educator
Casis, Lilia Mary (1869 - 1947)Educator
Cass, CynthiaAuthor
Cassiano, Maria Gertrudis Perez (1790 - 1832)Pioneer
Castleberry, Vivian Lou AndersonJournalist
Castro, EllenAuthor
Cauthorn, Julia (1867 - 1909)Philanthropist
Cazneau, Jane Maria Eliza Mcmanus (1807 - 1878)Author
Chacon, AliciaBusinesswoman
Chalupec, Barbara Apollonia (1894 - 1987)Actress
Chambers, Iola Bowden (1904 - 1978)Educator
Chandler, Clyde Giltner (1879 - 1961)Sculptor
Chang, NancyHealth Professional
Chapman, Helen Ellsworth Blair (1817 - 1881)Letter Writer
Chavarria-Chairez, BeckyAuthor
Chawla, Kalpana (1961 - 2003)Astronaut | In the Gallery
Cherry, Emma Richardson (1859 - 1954)Artist | Preservationist
Chisum, Ethelyn Mildred Taylor (1895 - 1983)Educator
Chollet, Louise Health Professional
Chollet, Madeleine (1846 - 1906)Businesswoman | Clergy | Educator | In the Gallery
Cinquin, Jeanne Pierrette (1845 - 1891)Health Professional
Cisneros, Sandra (1954 - Present)Author
Clack, Tommie (1882 - 1989)Historian
Clampitt, Susanah Graves (1781 - 1868)Pioneer
Clanton, Cleora (? - 1968)Librarian
Clardy, Mary M.Activist
Clark, Martha Melissa EvansFirst Lady of Texas
Clarke, Mary Emma Whatley Dunbar (1899 - 1990)Historian
Clearwater, Theresa Clark (1853 - 1938)Educator
Clements, RitaFirst Lady of Texas
Cliburn, Rildia Bee O'bryan (1896 - 1994)Pianist
Clifton, Elizabeth Ann (1825 - 1882)Rancher
Cockrell, Sarah Horton (1819 - 1892)Businesswoman
Cockrell, Lila May BanksBusinesswoman
Cohron, Lenore [Leonora Corona] (1900 - 1956)Singer
Coke, Mary Evans Horne (1837 - 1900)First Lady of Texas
Coleman, Bessie (1892 - 1926)Aviator
Coleman-Bell, RobbinAthlete
Colquitt, Alice Fuller Murrell (1949 - 1998)First Lady of Texas
Colson, Esther Neveille Higgs (1902 - 1982)Politician
Colvin, Shawn (1956 - Present)Singer
Combs, SusanRancher
Connally, Idanell BrillFirst Lady of Texas
Conner, Jeffie O. A. (1895 - 1972)Educator
Connerly, Doris Hayne (1897 - 1987)Librarian
Connor, Connie Yerwood (1908 - 1991)Health Professional
Conrad, Barbara SmithCivil Rights Activist
Conradt, Jody (1941 - Present)Coach
Conway, Gordon (1894 - 1956)Artist
Cooke, Regina Tatum (1902 - 1988)Painter
Corpron, Carlotta (1901 - 1988)Photographer
Cousins, MargaretAuthor
Craft, Linda LouiseAthlete
Craft, Juanita (1902 - 1985)Civil Rights Activist
Craven, Judith B.Educator
Cravens, Kathryn Cochran (1898 - 1991)Actress
Cravens, PatsyPhotographer
Crawford, Roberta Dodd (1895 - 1954)Singer
Crawford, Katherine Lester (1864 - 1947)Artist
Crawford, Ann Fears (1932 - 2004)Author
Crawford, Joan (1906 - 1977)Actress
Cribbs, MariaSocial Worker
Crier , Catherine News Reporter
Cross, Mattie Ruth (1887 - 1981)Novelist
Crouch, Carrie Johnson (1887 - 1967)Historian
Crowell, Caroline (1893 - 1972)Health Professional
Crowell, Grace Noll (1877 - 1969)Poet
Cuellar, Adelaida (1871 - 1969)Businesswoman
Culberson, Sallie HarrisonFirst Lady of Texas
Cullinan, Nina J. (1899 - 1983)Philanthropist
Cumings, Rebekah Russel (1757 - 1832)Pioneer
Cuney-Hare, Maud (1874 - 1936)Author | In the Gallery | Musician | Playwright
Cunningham, Minnie Fisher (1882 - 1964)Suffragist
Curtis, Nannie Austin (1861 - 1920)Lecturer
Curtis, Doris S. Malkin (1914 - 1991)Geologist