Mildred Zaharias
“Winning has always meant much to me, but winning friends has meant the most. ”

Listing of Great Texas Women

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Gambrell, Virginia Leddy (1910 - 1978)Archivist | Museum Director
Garcia, Clotilde P.Health Professional
Garcia, Juliet V.Educator
Garcia, Eva Carrillo de (1883 - 1979)Activist
Gardea, CorinaUniversity President
Gardner, Julia Anna (1882 - 1960)Geologist
Garlinghouse, Esther C. Jonsson (1901 - 1982)Pianist
Garner, Marietta Rheiner (1901 - 1982)First Lady of Texas
Garrett, Julia Kathryn (1897 - 1988)Historian
Garrison, ZinaAthlete
Garrison, DebbieCowgirl
Garza, Carmen Lomas (1948 - Present)Artist
Garza Falcon, Maria Gertrudis de la (1734 - 1789)Rancher
Gater, Denise ChristensenAthlete
Gay, Bettie Munn (1836 - 1921)Activist
Gearheart, Ginger Head
Gearing, Mary Edna (1872 - 1946)Educator
Gebauer, Dorothy Louise (1894 - 1992)Educator
George, Zelma Watson (1903 - 1994)Activist
George, Mary Carolyn Hollers (1930 - Present)Writer
German, Julia Arminda (1867 - ?)
German, Sophia L. (1862 - ?)Indian Captive
German, Katherine E (1857 - ?)Indian Captive
German, Nancy Adelaide (1869 - ?)Indian Captive
Ghrist, Elizabeth L.Civic Leader
Gibbs, Sarah Elizabeth Smith (1844 - 1918)Businesswoman
Gibbs-Munroe, JimmieCowgirl
Gibson, Jewel Henson (1904 - 1989)Author
Gilbert, SarahPioneer
Gilkyson, Eliza Singer
Gilliland, Maude Truitt (1904 - 1989)Historian
Gladney, Edna Browning Kahly (1886 - 1961)Advocate
Glass, Willie LeeCivic Leader
Glasscock, Lucille Freeman (1898 - 1991)Businesswoman
Glossbrenner, Ernestine V.Educator
Godbold, Mollie Moore (1877 - 1964)Playwright
Goff, Frances E.Educator
Gollner, Nana (1919 - 1980)Ballerina
Gomez, Marsha (1951 - 1998)In the Gallery | Sculptor
Gonzales, Elvira Rodriguez de (1883 - ?)Educator
Gonzalez Amezcua, Consuelo (1903 - 1975)Artist | In the Gallery
Goodacre, GlennaSculptor
Goodman, Petronila Maria Pereida (1887 - 1978)Businesswoman
Goodnight, Molly (1839 - 1926)Rancher
Gordon, Isabella Haddon Hopkins (1805 - 1895)Pioneer
Goree, Elizabeth Thomas Nolley (1845 - 1929)Educator
Graham, Bette Clair McMurray (1924 - 1980)Businesswoman | In the Gallery | Inventor
Graham, Charlotte Smith (1912 - 1993)Activist
Granger, KayPolitician
Gray, NancyPioneer
Green, Mary Rowena [Rena] Maverick (1874 - 1962)Historian
Green, Mary Vance (1903 - 1987)Artist
Green, Hetty Howland Robinson (1834 - 1916)Businesswoman
Grierson, Alice Kirk (1828 - 1888)
Griffin, Corinne Mae (1895 - 1979)Actress
Griffith, Nanci Singer
Griffith, Mary LaviniaRancher
Grothaus, Julia Ellen (1886 - 1976)Librarian
Groves, HelenCowgirl
Guerra, Fermina (1897 - 1988)Educator | Folklorist
Guerrero, Rosa RamirezEducator
Guidry, CarletteAthlete
Guinan, Mary Louise Cecilia [Texas] (1884 - 1933)Actress
Gunter, Lillian (1870 - 1926)Librarian
Gunter , Alma Pennell (1909 - 1983)Artist | Health Professional
Guy, L. RuthHealth Professional