Elise Waerenskjold
“Drinking, quarreling and fighting are common here [in Texas]. ”

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.

Tan, Sally SchlobohmAthlete
Tandy, Anne Valliant BurnettPhilanthropist
Tankersley, Annie Ellen Allen (1828 - 1902)Pioneer
Tauch, Waldine Amanda (1892 - 1986)Sculptor
Taylor, Donna Mazie LesterBusinesswoman
Taylor, Amanda Cartwright (1879 - 1977)Historical Preservationalist
Taylor, Rhobia CarolynActivist
Taylor, Bride NeillAuthor
Teagarden, NormaSinger
Tenayuca, Emma (1916 - 1999)In the Gallery | Labor Leader
Tennant, Allie Victoria (1898 - 1971)Sculptor
Terry, EllenBusinesswoman
Thomas, LeraPolitician
Thompson, HopeBusinesswoman
Thompson, May PetersonSinger
Thompson, SuzannAuthor
Thompson, Frances TraskEducator
Thompson, Helen KerrBusinesswoman
Thornton, Willie Mae [Big Mama]Singer
Throckmorton, Ann RattanFirst Lady of Texas
Tierney, GeneActress
Tilley, Nannie MayHistorian
Tinsley, EleanorCivic Leader
Tinsley, Beatrice Muriel Hill (1941 - 1981)Astronomer
Tinsley, ClariceNews Reporter
Tobolowsky, Hermine DalkowitzActivist
Todd, JanAthlete
Toepperwein, Elizabeth ServatySharpshooter
Trigg, Edna WestbrookEducator
Troutman, JoannaFlagmaker
Tucker, BessieSinger
Tucker, TanyaSinger
Tucker, Sara MartinezBusinesswoman
Tullis, Coral HortonHistorian
Tumlinson, Elizabeth Plemmons (1778 - 1829)Pioneer
Turner, Mattie Rebecca HightowerActivist
Turner, Janet Elizabeth (1914 - 1988)Artist
Tuttle, LisaWriter