Elisabet Ney
“Women are fools . . . to be bothered with housework. Look at me. I sleep in a hammock which requires no making up. I break an egg and sip it raw. I make lemonade in a glass and then rinse it, and my housework is done for the day.”

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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Sada, Maria G.Businesswoman
Salazar De Esparza, AnaAlamo Survivor
Samaroff, Olga (1880 - 1948)Pianist
Sanford, Winifred Balch MahonWriter
Sanger, Fanny FechenbachPhilanthropist
Sayers, Orline WaltonFirst Lady of Texas
Scarberry, Alma SiouxWriter
Scarborough, Emily DorothyFolklorist
Scardino, MarjorieBusinesswoman
Schaefer, Marie CharlotteHealth Professional
Schele, Linda
Scheuber, Jennie ScottLibrarian
Schons, DorothyEducator
Schweitzer-Bennett, AnnieAthlete
Scofield, DeniseAttorney
Scott, Bess WhiteheadJournalist
Scott, Florence JohnsonHistorian
Scull, Sarah Jane Newman [Sally]Pioneer
Sealy, Magnolia WillisCivic Leader
Seeger, Ruth TaubertAthlete
Seelye, Sarah Emma Evelyn EdmundsonAuthor
Self-Morgan, CathyAthlete
Semenova, Tatiana
Sewall, Blanche HardingPhilanthropist
Shade, Linda BunnellEducator
Sharp, MarshaCoach
Shea, Wilma [Dolly] VinsantHealth Professional
Sheehan, Mary Louise [Sister Mary Agatha]Librarian
Shelton, Versie AntoinettePhilanthropist
Shepard, Sharon NeugebauerAthlete
Sheridan, Clara Lou [Ann]Actress
Sherrod, KatieJournalist
Shipper, Chynthis SampsonAthlete
Shivers, Marialice SharyFirst Lady of Texas
Shore, GraceCivic Leader
Short, BesaFilm Executive
Sias, Mary EvansUniversity President
Siff, Iris Futor
Silkwood, Karen GayActivist
Silverberg, Kristen
Simkins, Martha (1869 - 1969)Painter
Simon, Margaret Mu?ozActivist
Simond, AdaWriter
Sims, Mary JaneEducator
Singletary, Sonja EvaHealth Professional
Sinks, Julia LeeHistorian
Sisnett, Ana (1953 - 2009)Author
Smith, Emily Guthrie (1909 - 1986)
Smith, Frances Sutah [Polly] (1908 - 1980)Photographer
Smith, Julia FrancesComposer
Smith, Bert Kruger
Smith, Francie LarrieuAthlete
Smith, Harriet FrancesEducator
Smith, Francis Octavia "Dale Evans"Singer
Smith, May ForsterHealth Professional
Smith, Obedience Fort (1774 - 1847)Pioneer
Smith, Ima Mae SmithFirst Lady of Texas
Smith-Knight, AnnetteAthlete
Smither, Harriet WingfieldHistorian
Sobieski, Carol O'brienFilm Writer
Solomon, BettyMusician
Spelce, Fannie LouArtist
Spell, Lota MayEducator
Spellman, Coreen Mary (1905 - 1978)Artist
Spiess, Lena (1836 - 1914)Pioneer
Spivey, Victoria ReginaSinger
St. Denis, Manuela Sanchez Navarro DePioneer
Stai, Dian GravesBusinesswoman
Stanton, Mary IreneLibrarian
Stark, Nelda CPhilanthropist
Stark, Miriam Melissa LutcherPhilanthropist
Stephens, Donnya ElleEducator
Sterkel, JillAthlete
Sterling, Florence M.Businesswoman
Sterling, Maude Abbie GageFirst Lady of Texas
Stevenson, Blanch Fay WrightFirst Lady of Texas
Stewart, Josephine HarrisActivist
Stillwell, HallieRancher
Stinson, Katherine (1891 - 1977)Aviator | In the Gallery
Stinson, Marjorie (1896 - 1975)Aviator | In the Gallery
Stoddard, HelenEducator
Stoehr, Louise Weber (1800 - 1888)Pioneer
Strauss, AnnetteCivic Leader
Strehli, AngelaSinger
Stringfellow, Nannie MaddoxRancher
Strother, Dora Jean DoughertyScientist
Stuart, Mary Frances BlakeEducator
Sue, Brandt McBeeCivic Leader
Sullivan, Maud DurlinLibrarian
Sutherland, Mary Augusta MccrawHistorian
Swindell, RethaAthlete
Swinners, Betty RamirezBusinesswoman
Swisher, Bella FrenchWriter
Swoopes, SherylAthlete