Mary Kay Ash
“I envisioned a company in which any woman could become just as successful as she wanted to be. The doors would be wide open to opportunity for women who were willing to pay the price and had the courage to dream.”

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