Lucy Eldine Parsons
“There is no power on earth that can stop men and women who are determined to be free at all hazards. There is no power on earth so great as the power of the intellect.”

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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Hadra, Ida Weisselberg (1861 - 1885)Artist
Hagar, Conger Neblett (1886 - 1973)Preservationist
Hagerty, Rebecca (1815 - ?)Planter
Hall, Josie Briggs (1869 - 1935)Educator
Hallett, Margaret Leatherbury (1787 - 1863)Pioneer
Hamer, Elizabeth Marcelle Lively (1900 - 1974)Folklorist | Librarian
Hamner, Laura Vernon (1871 - 1968)Historian | Radio Personality | Writer
Hamon, NancyPhilanthropist
Hancock, Charlene Singer
Hanna, Sallie Little (1869 - 1957)Activist
Harbison, Helen Sewell (1896 - 1985)Civic Leader | Rancher
Harby, Lee Cohen (1849 - 1918)Writer
Hargrave, Helen (1894 - 1985)Librarian
Harper, Margaret Pease (? - 1991)Writer
Harper, Mary Cleveland (1868 - 1952)Health Professional
Harpham, Wendy SchlesselHealth Professional
Harrington, Sybil B.Philanthropist
Harrington, Arabella Gray (1790 - 1860)Pioneer
Harris, Dilue Rose (1825 - 1914)Pioneer
Harris, Jane Birdsall (1791 - 1869)Pioneer
Harte, JanetPhilanthropist
Hartgraves, Ruth (1900 - 1995)Health Professional
Hartson, Mary Lucy Kyle (1865 - 1956)Politician
Hattori, MichikoAthlete
Haynie, SandraAthlete
Healy-Murphy, Margaret Mary (1833 - 1907)Founder
Heard, Bessie Rollins (1886 - 1988)
Heath, Jinger L.Businesswoman
Helfensteller, Veronica (1910 - 1964)Painter
Helm, Mary Sherwood Wightman (1807 - 1886)Pioneer
Hemenway, Mary KayAstronomer
Hemmings, Myra Davis (1895 - 1968)Actress | Educator
Henderson, Frances Cox (1820 - 1897)First Lady of Texas
Henenberg, Hattie L. (1893 - 1974)
Hernandez, Maria L. de (1896 - 1986)Activist
Hernandez, ConcepcionActress
Herndon, Dealey DecherdPreservationist
Hershey, Terese TarltonCivic Leader
Herzog, Sofie Dalia (1846 - 1925)Health Professional
Hester, Jeane PorterHealth Professional
Highsmith, Patricia (1921 - 1995)Writer
Hill, Kate Adele (1900 - 1982)Educator
Hines, Carrie Pearl Washington (1888 - 1970)Educator
Hinueber, Caroline Ernst Von (1819 - 1902)Pioneer
Hiss, Anna (1893 - 1972)Educator
Hobby, Willie Chapman CooperFirst Lady of Texas
Hobby, Oveta Culp (1905 - 1995)In the Gallery | Journalist | Philanthropist
Hockaday, Ela (1875 - 1956)Educator
Hodge, Veda Wells (1903 - 1978)Philanthropist
Hogg, Ima (1882 - 1975)In the Gallery | Philanthropist
Hogg, Sarah Ann Stinson (1854 - 1895)First Lady of Texas
Holley, Mary Austin (1784 - 1846)Author
Holloway, Jean Macmullen (1911 - 1984)Attorney | Author
Holm, Enid (1928 - 2006)Philanthropist
Hopkins, May Agness (1883 - 1972)Health Professional
Hord, Mary Jane Crockett (1812 - 1876)Pioneer
Horn, Sarah Ann Newton (1809 - 1839)Indian Captive
House, Karen ElliottBusinesswoman
Houston, Margaret Moffette LeaPioneer
Houston, Margaret Bell (1877 - 1966)Novelist | Poet
Howard, Sarah Creath (1812 - 1876)
Hubbard, Bess Bigham (1896 - 1977)Artist
Hubbard, Janie RobertsFirst Lady of Texas
Huddle, Nannie Zenobia Carver (1860 - 1951)Painter
Hudspeth, Frances B. Hellums (1907 - 1972)Librarian
Hudspeth, Mary Elizabeth (1874 - 1943)Educator
Huey, Mary Evelyn BlaggEducator
Hughes, Sarah Tilghman (1896 - 1985)Federal District Judge
Hughes, Karen (1956 - Present)Advisor
Hughs, Fannie May Barbee (1874 - 1976)Author | Journalist
Hultgreen, Kara S. (1965 - 1994)Aviator
Hunter, Mary Edwards (1885 - 1967)Educator
Hunter, Mary Kate (1866 - 1945)Historian | Poet | Suffragist
Hutchison, Kay Bailey (1943 - Present)Senator
Hyman, Flora Flo (1954 - 1986)Athlete