Ann Richards
“It is absolutely joyous to get up in the morning and feel good, to see the beauty of things around you, to live a life that isn't anesthetized, that's open to all feelings.”

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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Fairchild, Olive Ann Oatman (1839 - 1903)Indian Captive
Farabee, Helen (1934 - 1988)Health Professional
Farb, CarolynPhilanthropist
Farias, Anna Maria Advocate
Farr, Thena Mae (1927 - 1985)Rodeo Champion
Fenwick, Marin B. (1860 - 1928)Writer
Ferber, Edna (1887 - 1968)Novelist
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda Wallace [Ma] (1875 - 1961)Governor
Fernandez, Rosita (1925 - 2000)Singer
Fetter-Witt, Leigh AnnAthlete
Figg-Currier, Cindy (1960 - Present)Athlete
Fincher, Misty (1924 - 2006)Radio Personality
Finnigan, Annette (1873 - 1940)Suffragist
Fisher, Rebecca Jane Gilleland (1831 - 1926)Preservationist
Fitzgerald, Alice Martha Parsons (1860 - 1910)Journalist
Flanagan, Minnie (1902 - 1987)Civil Rights Activist
Fleming, Arizona (1884 - 1976)Civil Rights Activist
Fletcher, Frances (Flaxie) (1911 - 2001)
Flood, Maria Elena A.Educator
Flores De Andrade, (? - ?)Activist
Flowers, Betty SueMuseum Director
Folsom, Erminia Thompson (1856 - 1965)Activist
Fondren, Ella Florence (1880 - 1982)Philanthropist
Forbes, Margaret SwanAthlete
Formby, Margaret (1929 - 2003)
Forsyth, Constance (1903 - 1987)Painter
Fortner, NellAthlete
Foster, Catherine (1908 - 1995)Author | In the Gallery
Fox, Ruth (1902 - 1978)Social Worker
Fox, Josephine Marsalis Clardy (1881 - 1970)Philanthropist
Franken, Rose Dorothy LewinPlaywright
Franklin, Ione Ruth (1893 - 1985)Educator
Friend, Llerena Beaufort (1903 - 1995)Historian
Friend, Kate Harrison (1856 - 1949)Writer
Fry, Elizabeth Austin Turner (1838 - 1921)Suffragist
Fryer, Velda Ross (1912 - Present)Musician
Furman, Laura (1945 - Present)Writer