Oveta Culp Hobby
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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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Jacket, BarbaraCoach
Jackson, RuthHealth Professional
Jacoby, Florence Rabe (1888 - 1954)Actress
Jakes, Serita AnnAuthor
James, CharmayneCowgirl
Jameson, Betty (1919 - Present)Athlete
Jeffett, Nancy Pearce (1928 - Present)Athlete
Jemison, Mae (1956 - Present)Astronaut
John, Grace Zillah Briggs Spaulding (1890 - 1972)Artist
Johnson, Rebekah Baines (1881 - 1958)
Johnson, Lollie (1939 - 2001)Club Owner
Johnson, Virginia Knight (1843 - 1934)Social Worker
Johnson, Lady Bird (1912 - 2007)First Lady | In the Gallery
Johnson, Siddie Joe (1905 - 1977)Author | Librarian
Johnson, Eddie Bernice (1935 - Present)Congresswomen
Johnson, Karen Gren (1957 - Present)Judge
Johnston, Eliza Griffin (1821 - 1896)Artist
Jones, JolandaAthlete
Jones, Erin Bain (1896 - 1974)Attorney | Author | Philanthropist
Jones, Mary Smith (1819 - 1907)Pioneer
Jones, Edith Irby (1927 - Present)Health Professional
Jones, Ruth Legett (1892 - 1978)Philanthropist
Jones, Margaret Virginia (1911 - 1955)Director
Jones, Carolyn Sue (1933 - 1983)Actress
Joplin, Janis (1943 - 1970)In the Gallery | Singer
Jordan, Barbara (1936 - 1996)In the Gallery | Politician
Josey, MarthaCowgirl
Juergens, Mary Theresa Hennecke (1809 - 1891)Pioneer
Justin, Enid (1894 - 1990)Cowgirl