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Encyclopedia > List of people from Texas

The following are people who were either born/raised or have lived for a significant period of time in Texas. For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ...

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Military/war

Founders of The Republic of Texas

Stephen F. Austin Stephen Fuller Austin (November 3, 1793 – December 27, 1836), known as the Father of Texas, led the second and ultimately successful colonization of the region by the United States. ... The following alphabetical lists includes men and women commonly known as the father or mother of something. ... Edward Burleson (December 15, 1798–December 26, 1851) was a soldier, general, and statesman in the state of Missouri, the Republic of Texas, and later the U.S. state of Texas. ... This article is about a military rank. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Statesman is a respectful term used to refer to politicians, and other notable figures of state. ... David G. Burnet David Gouverneur Burnet (April 14, 1788 - 1870) was the president of the interim government of the Republic of Texas during 1836. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... Lorenzo de Zavala (October 3, 1788 – November 16, 1836) was a 19th-century Mexican politician. ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... The Texas Declaration of Independence was the formal declaration of independence of the Republic of Texas from Mexico in the Texas Revolution. ... Samuel Houston (March 2, 1793–July 26, 1863) was a 19th century American statesman, politician and soldier. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... In politics, Governor of Texas is the title given to the chief executive of the state of Texas. ... Anson Jones (January 20, 1798 – January 9, 1858) was a doctor, businessman, congressman, and the last president of the Republic of Texas, sometimes called the Architect of Annexation. ... Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (August 16, 1798 – December 19, 1859) was the third president of the Republic of Texas, following David G. Burnet (1836 as interim president) and Sam Houston. ... For the latter day independence movement surrounding Texas, see Republic of Texas (group). ... Jose Antonio Navarro (February 27, 1795 - January 13, 1871) was a Texas statesman, revolutionary, and politician. ... Statesman is a respectful term used to refer to politicians, and other notable figures of state. ... Revolutionary, when used as a noun, is a person who either advocates or actively engages in some kind of revolution. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... Thomas Jefferson Rusk Thomas Jefferson Rusk December 5,1803 - July 29,1857; was a U.S. political figure and a Senator from Texas from 1846 until his suicide. ... The Chief Justice in many countries is the name for the presiding member of a Supreme Court in Commonwealth- or other countries with an Anglosaxon type of justice, such as the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of New Zealand, the Supreme... The U.S. state of Texas has two courts of last resort: the Texas Supreme Court, which is the highest state appellate court for civil matters (including juvenile delinquency, which the law considers to be a civil matter and not criminal) and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the highest... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... Judge Edwin Waller (November 4, 1800-January 3, 1881) was an entrepreneur, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, the first mayor of Austin, Texas and the designer of its downtown grid plan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

The Texas Revolution/The Alamo

James Bowie James Bowie (probably April 10, 1796 - March 6, 1836), aka Jim Bowie, was a nineteenth century pioneer and soldier who took a prominent part in the Texas Revolution and was killed at the Battle of the Alamo. ... A frontier is a political and geographical term referring to areas near or beyond a boundary, or of a different nature. ... Combatants Republic of Mexico Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas Commanders Antonio López de Santa Anna Pérez de Lebrón William Travis† Jim Bowie† Davy Crockett† Strength 6,000 in attack (1,800 in assault-see below) 183 to 250 Casualties 650 killed 974 injured 180 killed The... Colonel David Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a celebrated 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician; usually referred to as Davy Crockett and by the popular title King of the Wild Frontier. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the... James Fannin James Walker Fannin, Jr. ... Combatants Texas Mexico Commanders Stephen F. Austin Sam Houston Antonio López de Santa Anna Martin Perfecto de Cos Strength c. ... Benjamin McCulloch (November 11, 1811–March 7, 1862) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, Texas Ranger, U.S. marshal, and brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States during the American Civil War. ... Texas Rangers, a body of law enforcement in the state of Texas which is the oldest law enforcement body in North America with statewide jurisdiction and serves as a State Bureau of Investigation. ... “U.S. Marshals” redirects here. ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem (none official) God Save the South (unofficial) The Bonnie Blue Flag (unofficial) Dixie (unofficial) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Religion... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Henry Eustace McCulloch was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, Texas Ranger, and brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States during the American Civil War. ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem (none official) God Save the South (unofficial) The Bonnie Blue Flag (unofficial) Dixie (unofficial) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Religion... Juan Nepomuceno Seguin (1806-1890) was a Tejano hero of the Texas Revolution. ... A Tejano (Spanish for Texan; archaic spelling texano) is a person of Hispanic descent born and living in the U.S. state of Texas. ... William Travis William Barret Travis (August 1 or 9, 1809 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th Century lawyer and soldier. ... Commander is a military rank which is also sometimes used as a military title depending on the individual customs of a given military service. ... Logan Vandeveer 1815 - 1855 // Logan Vandeveer, early Texas Ranger, soldier, pioneer; ranger, cattleman, and civic leader, was born in Casey county, Kentucky about 1815. ...

The Civil War

John Henry Brown (October 29, 1820–May 31, 1895) was an American historian, journalist, author, military hero, and a politician who served as a state legislator and as mayor of both Dallas and Galveston, Texas. ... Richard William Dick Dowling (1838 – 1867) was the victorious commander at the battle of Sabine Pass in the American Civil War and is considered Houston, Texass first prominent citizen and hero. ... Sabine Pass is the natural outlet of Sabine Lake into the Gulf of Mexico. ... John Salmon Ford (b. ... For other uses, see Texas Rangers. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Theodore H. Barrett John Rip Ford Strength Detachments from the: 62nd U.S. Colored Infantry Regiment, 2nd Texas Cavalry Regiment, 34th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Detachments from: Gidding’s Regiment, Anderson’s Battalion of Cavalry, and other Confederate units and Southern... John Bell Hood (June 1[1] or June 29[2], 1831 – August 30, 1879) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War and an old friend of Lt. ... [1] HOODS TEXAS BRIGADE. Hoods Texas Brigade was organized on October 22, 1861, in Richmond, Virginia. ... Albert Sidney Johnston Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) was a career U.S. Army officer and a Confederate general during the American Civil War. ... John B. Magruder John Bankhead Magruder (May 1, 1807 – February 19, 1871) was a U.S. Army officer in the Mexican War, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. ... The Battle of Galveston occurred on January 1, 1863 when Confederate forces under Gen. ... James Pleasant Tackitt (April 22, 1803 – February 7, 1886) 19th century politician, pioneer minister, stockman, teacher, farmer, Indian fighter and Confederate Officer. ... Parker County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Charles Shannon West (September 24, 1829 – October 23, 1885) was an American jurist and politician in the state of Texas, serving as a state representative, the Texas Secretary of State, and an Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court. ... The Trans-Mississippi Department, also known as the Trans-Mississippi Theater or Trans-Mississippi District, was the Confederate military designation for the geographic area of operations west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. ... Louis T. (Trezevant) Wigfall (April 21, 1816 - February 18, 1874) was an American politician from Texas he served as a member of the Texas Legislature, U.S. and Confederate Senates. ... Fort Sumter, a Third System masonry coastal fortification located in Charleston harbor, South Carolina, was named after General Thomas Sumter. ...

World War I

Benjamin Delahauf Foulois (December 9, 1879 - April 25, 1967), was a United States Army Officer and a pioneering airman. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ...

World War II

Maj. ... Flying Tigers was the nickname of the 1st American Volunteer Group (AVG), a group of United States Army (USAAF), Navy (USN), and Marine Corps (USMC) pilots and ground crew, recruited under a secret Presidential sanction by Claire Chennault. ... Lieutenant General Ira Clarence Eaker KCB KBE (April 13, 1896 – August 6, 1987) was a general of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Eaker, as second-in-command of the prospective Eighth Air Force, was sent to England to form and organize its bomber command. ... The Eighth Air Force is a numbered air force (NAF) of the major command (MAJCOM) of Air Combat Command of the United States Air Force and it is headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Secretary Hobby Oveta Culp Hobby (January 19, 1905–August 16, 1995) was the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Womens Army Corps, and chairman of the board of the Houston Post. ... For other uses, see Colonel (disambiguation). ... WAC Air Controller by Dan V. Smith, 1943. ... The United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare (also known as HEW) was a cabinet level department of the United States government from 1953 until 1979. ... Neel Ernest Kearby (1911-1944) was a U.S. Army Air Corps Colonel and P-47 Thunderbolt pilot in World War II who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat. ... Also see: Audie Murphy legacy. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see Hero (disambiguation). ... Chester William Nimitz (February 24, 1885 – February 20, 1966) was the Commander in Chief of Pacific Forces for the United States and Allied forces during World War II. He was the United States leading authority on submarines, as well as Chief of the Navys Bureau of Navigation in 1939. ... For other meanings of Pacific, see Pacific (disambiguation). ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... James Earl Rudder James Earl Rudder (May 6, 1910 – March 23, 1970) was a United States Army Major General, Texas Land Commissioner and President of Texas A&M University. ... Pointe du Hocs location Preinvasion bombing of Pointe du Hoc by 9th Air Force bombers. ... Harlon Henry Block (November 6, 1924 – March 1, 1945) was a US Marine during World War II. He was one of six men photographed in raising the US flag during the Battle of Iwo Jima. ... For other uses, see Iwo Jima (disambiguation). ...

Vietnam War

Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-Colonel in English from the French grades spelling) is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies and most marine corps and air forces of the world, typically ranking above a Major and below a Colonel. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... In the Iran-Contra Affair, United States President Ronald Reagans administration secretly sold arms to Iran, which was engaged in a bloody war with its neighbor Iraq from 1980 to 1988 (see Iran-Iraq War), and diverted the proceeds to the Contra rebels fighting to overthrow the leftist and... A scandal is a widely publicized incident involving allegations of wrong-doing, disgrace, or moral outrage. ...

Public office

Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr. ... Type Bicameral Speaker of the House of Representatives House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Steny Hoyer, (D) since January 4, 2007 House Minority Leader John Boehner, (R) since January 4, 2007 Members 435 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Henry Bonilla (born January 2, 1954) is a Republican politician who has represented Texass 23rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 1992. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ... John Ellis Jeb Bush (born February 11, 1953), a Republican, is the forty-third and current Governor of Florida. ... List of Governors of Florida: Florida Governors Military Government Territorial Government Statehood Categories: Lists of United States governors | Governors of Florida | Government of Florida ... Nickname: Location within the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country State Counties Midland Government  - Mayor Mike Canon Area  - City 173. ... Houston redirects here. ... Edward Burleson (December 15, 1798–December 26, 1851) was a soldier, general, and statesman in the state of Missouri, the Republic of Texas, and later the U.S. state of Texas. ... Statesman is a respectful term used to refer to politicians, and other notable figures of state. ... Lauro Fred Cavazos (born January 4, 1927) is a U.S. educator. ... Henry Gabriel Cisneros (born June 11, 1947) is an American politician, businessman, and community leader. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is the head of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, concerned with The Secretary is a member of the Presidents Cabinet. ... Thomas Campbell Clark (September 23, 1899 – June 13, 1977) was United States Attorney General from 1945 to 1949 and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1949-1967). ... Seal of the United States Department of Justice The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice (see 28 U.S.C. Â§ 503) concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... Associate Justice or Puisne (pronounced puny) Justice is the title for a member of a judicial panel who is not the Chief Justice. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the... Look up comptroller in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... John Bowden Connally, Jr. ... Flag of the United States Secretary of the Navy. ... In politics, Governor of Texas is the title given to the chief executive of the state of Texas. ... The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the United States Department of the Treasury, concerned with finance and monetary matters, and, until 2003, some issues of national security and defense. ... John Cornyn III (born February 2, 1952) is the junior United States Senator from Texas. ... Texas Lt. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... Miriam Amanda Wallace “Ma” Ferguson (June 13, 1875–June 25, 1961) became the first female Governor of Texas in 1924, and the second female state governor in the United States. ... For other uses, see Governor (disambiguation). ... Ambassador Tony Garza Antonio Oscar Garza, Jr. ... Alberto Gonzales (born August 4, 1955), is the 80th and current Attorney General of the United States. ... Seal of the United States Department of Justice The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice (see 28 U.S.C. Â§ 503) concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... Henry Barbosa Gonzalez (May 3, 1916 - November 28, 2000) was a Democratic politician from the state of Texas. ... William Philip Phil Gramm (born July 8, 1942, in Fort Benning, Georgia) served as a Democratic Congressman (1978–1983), a Republican Congressman (1983–1985) and a Republican Senator from Texas (1985–2002). ... James Stephen Jim Hogg (March 24, 1851-March 3, 1906) Born near Rusk, Texas, Hogg was a Texas lawyer and statesman, and the first native to become Governor of Texas. ... In politics, Governor of Texas is the title given to the chief executive of the state of Texas. ... Kathryn Ann Bailey Hutchison, usually known as Kay Bailey Hutchison (born July 22, 1943, in Galveston, Texas), is the senior United States Senator from Texas. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... Barbara Charline Jordan (February 21, 1936 – January 17, 1996) was an American politician from Texas. ... A Congressman or Congresswoman (generically, Congressperson) is a politician who is a member of a Congress. ... Type Bicameral Speaker of the House of Representatives House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Steny Hoyer, (D) since January 4, 2007 House Minority Leader John Boehner, (R) since January 4, 2007 Members 435 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party... Oscar Manuel Laurel, Sr. ... Mexican Americans are citizens of the United States of Mexican ancestry. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... Sandra Day OConnor (born March 26, 1930) is an American jurist who served as the first female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1981 to 2006. ... The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C., (large image) The Supreme Court of the United States, located in Washington, D.C., is the highest court (see supreme court) in the United States; that is, it has ultimate judicial authority within the United States... Wilbert Lee Pappy ODaniel (March 11, 1890 - May 11, 1969) was a radio personality and a politician from Texas. ... This article is about the former Governor of Colorado. ... The Governor of Colorado is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Colorado. ... Jerry Patterson (b. ... James Richard Perry (b. ... In politics, Governor of Texas is the title given to the chief executive of the state of Texas. ... For the current professional American football player, see Sam Rayburn (football player). ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer—or speaker—of the United States House of Representatives. ... This article is about the American politician/teacher, for the Australian-American actress, see Ann Richards (actress). ... Ezequiel David Salinas, Sr. ... Todd Staples was re-elected to serve his second term in the Texas Senate in 2002. ... John Goodwin Tower (September 29, 1925 – April 5, 1991) was a conservative Republican United States Senator from Houston, Texas. ... GOP redirects here. ... For other uses, see Reconstruction (disambiguation). ... James Claude Wright, Jr. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer—or speaker—of the United States House of Representatives. ...

US President

Order: 41st President Vice President: Dan Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush, KBE (born... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... Milton is a suburban Boston town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the forty-third and current President of the United States of America, originally inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... In politics, Governor of Texas is the title given to the chief executive of the state of Texas. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890–March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and supreme commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... Motto: A jewel at the crossing of a great river! Location of Denison, Texas Coordinates: Country United States of America State Texas County Grayson Founded 1872  - Mayor Robert Brady Area    - City  22. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... LBJ redirects here. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ...

Famous Texas women

Melvin Nolan Freeman Gabler (January 5, 1915 - December 19, 2004) and his wife, Norma Elizabeth Rhodes Gabler (June 16, 1923 - July 22, 2007) were campaigners against public school textbooks which they regarded as anti-family or anti-Christian. The couple began their work at their kitchen table in Hawkins, Texas... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... Three textbooks. ... Educational Research Analysts is an organization based in Longview, Texas, founded by the late Mel and Norma Gabler to monitor public school textbooks. ... Longview is a city in Texas, United States, located between Dallas, TX and Shreveport, LA. The population was 73,345 at the 2000 census, but a 2005 estimate placed the citys population at 75,609. ... Edna Gladney (1886–1961) was born Edna Browning Kahly in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... For other uses, see Orphan (disambiguation). ... Bette Nesmith Graham (23 March 1924 - 12 May 1980) was a typist, commercial artist, and inventor who invented Liquid Paper. ... Liquid Paper, a brand name of whiteout, white-out, or opaque correction fluid, is used to cover up mistakes on paper without retyping the entire sheet. ... Ima Hogg (July 10, 1882-August 19, 1975 was one of the most respected Texas women of the 20th century. ... A philanthropist is someone who engages in philanthropy; that is, someone who donates his or her time, money, or reputation to a charitable cause. ... Claudia Alta Lady Bird Taylor Johnson (December 22, 1912 – July 11, 2007)[1] was a First Lady of the United States, having been the wife of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... LBJ redirects here. ... Laura Lane Welch Bush (born November 4, 1946) is the wife of the forty-third and current President of the United States George W. Bush and is thereby the First Lady of the United States. ... First Lady Laura Bush and former first ladies (from left to right) Rosalynn Carter, Sen. ... Jane Herbert Wilkinson Longwas born July 23, 1798 in Charles County, Maryland and died December 30, 1880 in Texas. ... The following alphabetical lists includes men and women commonly known as the father or mother of something. ... Cynthia Ann Parker and her daughter in 1861 Cynthia Ann Parker, or Naduah (also sometimes spelled Nadua and Nauta), was an Anglo-Texas woman of Scots-Irish descent who suffered being kidnapped twice in her lifetime - once from her natural family at the age of nine by a Native American... For other uses, see Comanche (disambiguation). ... Quanah Parker Quanah Parker (c. ... The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ... Emily West Morgan (also known as The Yellow Rose of Texas and Emily of Morgans Point) (1815?–18??) was an indentured servant remembered for stories of her heroism during Texass war of independence from Mexico. ... An indentured servant (also called a bonded laborer) is a labourer unde from the employer in exchange for an extension to the period of their indenture, which could thereby continue indefinitely. ... Sandra Sandy Cheeks is a fictional character in the animated Nickelodeon animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants. ... This article is about the series. ... Cecile Richards has been president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America since 2006. ...

Entertainment

Film/theater

Jensen Ross Ackles (born March 1, 1978) is an American television actor. ... Smallville is an American television series created by writer/producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, and was initially broadcast by The WB. After its fifth season, the WB and UPN merged to form The CW, which is the current broadcaster for the show in the United States. ... This article is about the US TV series. ... Debbie Allen (born Deborrah Kaye Allen on January 16, 1950 in Houston, Texas) is an American actor, choreographer, film director, television producer and a member of the Presidents Committee on the Arts and Humanities. ... Wesley Wales Anderson (born May 1, 1969) is an American writer, producer, and director of films and commercials. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... For other uses, see Bottle Rocket (disambiguation). ... Rushmore is a 1998 movie directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) and his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). ... The Royal Tenenbaums is the 2001 dramatic comedy about three genius siblings who experience great success in youth, and even greater disappointment and failure after their eccentric father leaves them in their adolescent years. ... The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is Wes Andersons fourth feature length film and was released in the U.S. on December 25, 2004. ... Michael Jerrod Moore (born October 6, 1982), also known as Michael Arden, is an American stage actor, singer, and composer. ... Steven James Williams (born Steven Anderson on December 18, 1964)[2] better known by his ring name Stone Cold Steve Austin, is an American actor and former professional wrestler. ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Frederick Bean Fred/Tex Avery (February 26, 1908 – August 26, 1980) was an American animator, cartoonist, and director, famous for producing animated cartoons during The Golden Age of Hollywood animation. ... An animator is an artist who creates multiple images called frames that form an illusion of movement called animation when rapidly displayed. ... Cartoonist Jack Elrod at work. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Joe Don Baker (born February 12, 1936) is an American film actor perhaps best known for his role as sheriff Buford Pusser in the American film classic Walking Tall. ... Madge Bellamy (June 30, 1899 – January 24, 1990) was an American movie actress. ... Crystal Bernard Crystal Bernard (born September 30, 1961 in Garland, Texas) is an American actress. ... Kimberly Alexis Bledel (born September 16, 1981) is an American actress and former fashion model. ... Gilmore Girls is a long-running, Emmy Award winning, and Golden Globe nominated American television drama/comedy created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. ... Dan Blocker aka Dan Davis Blocker (real name - B. Dan D. Blocker) (December 10, 1928 – May 13, 1972) was an American actor best remembered for his role as Eric Hoss Cartwright in the TV western blockbuster Bonanza. ... The Bonanza logo was superimposed upon a map of a wild west frontier area. ... Publicity Photo of John Boles. ... Powers Allen Boothe (born June 1, 1948) is an American television and film actor. ... Betty Lynn Buckley (born July 3, 1947) is an American theater, film, and television actress. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Brooke Elizabeth Burns (born March 16, 1978 in Dallas, Texas) is an American actress and former fashion model, best known for her role on Baywatch and Baywatch Hawaii. ... A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... William Gary Busey (born 29 June 1944) is an Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-nominated American film and stage actor. ... Kate Capshaw in June 1984. ... Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... Cyd Charisse Cyd Charisse is an American dancer and actress. ... A contemporary dancer rehearsing in a dance studio Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ... Ricardo Chavira (born September 1, 1971 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American actor of Mexican, German, and Irish descent. ... Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama series, created by Marc Cherry, who also serves as show runner, and produced by ABC Studios - The Walt Disney Companys main television studio - and Cherry Productions. ... Thomas Haden Church (born June 17, 1960[1]) is an Academy Award-nominated American film and television actor. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Dabney Wharton Coleman (born January 3, 1932) is an American actor. ... Leonard Barrie Barry Corbin (born October 16, 1940) is an American character actor with over 100 credits in film and television and several in computer games. ... For other persons named Joan Crawford, see Joan Crawford (disambiguation). ... Jenna Lee Dewan (born December 3, 1980) is an American actress. ... Step Up is a 2006 dance/romance film directed by Anne Fletcher starring real life couple Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long. ... Michael Dorn (born December 9, 1952) is an American actor known for his role as the Klingon Worf in multiple Star Trek shows and movies. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... Haylie Katherine Duff (born February 19, 1985) is an American actress and singer best known for her supporting role on 7th Heaven as well as starring in the films Material Girls and Napoleon Dynamite. ... Sandra Kay Sandy Duncan (born February 20, 1946) is an American singer and actress of stage and television. ... Shelley Alexis Duvall (born July 7, 1949) is an award winning American film and television actress. ... Olive Oyl in Little Swee Pea (1936). ... Popeye is a 1980 live-action film directed by Robert Altman, based on the comic strip and cartoon character Popeye the Sailor. ... George Eads George Coleman Eads III (born March 1, 1967) is an American actor, best known for his role as Nick Stokes on the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. ... Nicholas Nick Stokes (born August 18, 1971) is a fictional character on the drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. ... CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is a popular Alliance Atlantis/CBS police procedural television series, running since October 2000, about a team of forensic scientists. ... Shannon Elizabeth (born September 7, 1973) is an American actress, poker player, and former fashion model. ... Ron Ely or Ronald Ely (born 21 June 1938) is the stage name of the American actor born Ronald Pierce in Hereford, Texas. ... For other uses, see Tarzan (disambiguation). ... --162. ... Dale Evans and Roy Rogers at the 61st Academy Awards Leonard Franklin Slye (November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998), who became famous as Roy Rogers, was a singer and cowboy actor. ... Morgan Fairchild (born February 3, 1950) is an American actress. ... Ferrah Leni Fawcett (born February 2, 1947) is an American actress. ... Horton Foote (born March 14, 1916 in Wharton, Texas), is a two-time Academy Award and one-time Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated American author and playwright. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Jamie Foxx (born December 13, 1967) is an American actor, singer, and stand-up comic. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Jennifer Anne Garner[1] (born April 17, 1972) is an Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning American actress. ... Alias is an American Spy-fi television series created by J. J. Abrams which was broadcast on ABC from September 30, 2001 to May 22, 2006, spanning five seasons. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Peri Gilpin (born Periwinkle Kay OBrien on May 27, 1961, in Waco, Texas) is an American actress best known for the role of Roz Doyle on the successful U.S. television series Frasier, for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series. ... Summer Glau (born July 24, 1981 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American dancer and actress, best known for her role as River Tam in the short-lived science fiction series Firefly and follow-up movie Serenity. ... Firefly is an American science fiction television series created by writer/director Joss Whedon, creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, under his Mutant Enemy Productions. ... Selena Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American actress and singer. ... Sarah Margaret Hagan (born May 24, 1984 in Austin, Texas) is an American television and movie actress. ... Larry Hagman (born on September 21, 1931) is a popular American actor who is famous for playing J.R. Ewing in the 1980s television soap opera Dallas and Major Anthony Nelson on the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. ... Mary Virginia Martin (b. ... Irma P. Hall (born Irma Dolores Player Hall on June 3, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American character actor who has appeared in numerous films and television shows since the 1970s. ... Jerry Hall at the Lighthouse Gala auction in aid of Terrence Higgins Trust. ... Sir Michael Phillip Mick Jagger (born July 26, 1943) is a English rock musician, actor, songwriter, record and film producer and businessman. ... Angela Michelle Harmon Sehorn (born August 10, 1972) is an American fashion model and television/film actress. ... Woodrow Woody Tracy Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American Emmy Award winning and Academy Award nominated actor. ... Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, writer and film director. ... Jerry Haynes, known as Mr. ... Katherine Marie Helmond (July 5, 1928, Galveston, Texas) is an American film, theater and television actress. ... Jennifer Love Hewitt (born February 21, 1979) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. ... John Hillerman (born December 20, 1932 in Denison, Texas) is an American actor. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... A majordomo is the head (major) person of a domestic staff (domo), one who acts on behalf of a usually absent owner of a typically large residence. ... Magnum, P.I. is an American television show that followed the adventures of Thomas Magnum (played by Tom Selleck), a private investigator living in Hawaii. ... Jordan Danielle Hinson (born June 4, 1991 in El Paso, Texas) is an American actress. ... Tobe Hooper (born Tobias Paul Hooper on January 25, 1943) is an American television and film director best known for his work in the horror film genre, including Lifeforce, Poltergeist, Toolbox Murders and the cult classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... This article is about the 1974 film. ... Poltergeist is the first and most successful Poltergeist film, released on June 4, 1982 and nominated for three Oscars. ... Salems Lot is a horror novel by Stephen King, written in 1975, and was Kings second published novel. ... Larry Hovis (February 20, 1936 - September 9, 2003) was an American actor best known for playing a prisoner of war on the television show Hogans Heroes. ... Carolyn Jones (April 28, 1930 — August 3, 1983) was an American actress, she is best remembered for playing the role of Morticia Addams in the classic TV Series The Addams Family. ... For the TV series, see The Addams Family (TV series). ... For the musician, see Tommy Lee. ... Michael Craig Judge (born 17 October 1962 in Guayaquil, Ecuador) is an American animator, actor, voice actor, writer, director, and producer, best-known as the creator and star of the hit animated television series Beavis and Butt-head and King of the Hill. ... A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... Kristoffer Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an influential American country music songwriter, singer and actor. ... Richard Rick Linklater (born July 30, 1961, in Houston, Texas) is an Academy Award nominated American film director and writer. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Slacker (1991) is an influential American independent film directed by Richard Linklater. ... Dazed and Confused is a 1993 American film written and directed by Richard Linklater. ... Before Sunrise is a 1995 drama film directed by Richard Linklater and written by Linklater and Kim Krizan. ... For other uses, see School of Rock (disambiguation). ... A Scanner Darkly is a 1977 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick. ... For the baseball player with a similar name, see Evan Longoria. ... Terrence Terry Malick (born November 30, 1943, in Ottawa, Illinois) is an American film director. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Badlands is a 1973 film directed by Terrence Malick from his own script. ... Days of Heaven is a 1978 film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard and Linda Manz. ... Mary Virginia Martin (b. ... Larry Hagman (born on September 21, 1931) is a popular American actor who is famous for playing J.R. Ewing in the 1980s television soap opera Dallas and Major Anthony Nelson on the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. ... Tim McCanlies is a movie director and writer. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Matthew David McConaughey (born November 4, 1969) is an American actor. ... George Robert Phillips McFarland (October 2, 1928 – June 30, 1993) was an American actor most famous for his childhood role as Spanky in the depression era childrens comedy movie series Our Gang, also known as the Little Rascals. ... A poster for the 1931 Our Gang comedy Love Business featuring depictions of (from left to right): Pete the Pup, Jackie Cooper, and Norman Chubby Chaney. ... The name The Little Rascals refers primarily to the television package of producer Hal Roachs Our Gang theatrical short film comedies, specifically those made between 1929 and 1938. ... Ben McKenizie of The O.C. Ben McKenzie (born Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan on September 12, 1978) is an American actor. ... The O.C. was an American teen drama television series that originally aired on FOX in the United States from August 5, 2003, to February 22, 2007, running a total of four seasons. ... Ann Miller was born on April 12, 1923 and died on January 22, 2004. ... Belita Moreno is an american actor. ... Glenn Morshower (born April 24, 1959 in Dallas, Texas) is a popular American character actor perhaps best known for his recurring role as Secret Service Agent Aaron Pierce on the television drama 24. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... For other uses, see 24 (disambiguation). ... Also see: Audie Murphy legacy. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see Hero (disambiguation). ... Renee OConnor as Gabrielle in Xena. ... Annette OToole (born Annette Toole on April 1, 1952[1] in Houston, Texas) is an American dancer and actress. ... Jared Tristan Padalecki (born July 19, 1982) is an American actor. ... Gilmore Girls is a long-running, Emmy Award winning, and Golden Globe nominated American television drama/comedy created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. ... This article is about the US TV series. ... Stephanie Kay Panabaker (born May 2, 1990) is an American film and television actress. ... William Paxton (born May 17, 1955) is a Golden Globe-nominated American actor and film director. ... Titanic is a 1997 American romantic drama film directed, written, produced and edited by James Cameron about the sinking of the RMS Titanic. ... Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor. ... Randall Rudy Randy Quaid (born October 1, 1950) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor and comedian. ... In a Mothers Day survey, Rashads character on The Cosby Show, Claire Huxtable, was named, TV mom closest to your own mom in spirit. ... Debbie Reynolds (born April 1, 1932) is an American actress, dancer and singer. ... Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, screenwriter and novelist. ... Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American scriptwriter and producer. ... This article is about the entire Star Trek franchise. ... Michelle Rodriguez, (born Mayte Michelle Rodriguez[1] on July 12, 1978 in San Antonio, Texas), is an American actress, best-known for her roles in the television series Lost and movies The Fast and the Furious, S.W.A.T. and Resident Evil. ... LOST redirects here. ... Robert Anthony Rodriguez (born June 20, 1968) is an American writer and film director who is known for making profitable, crowd-pleasing independent and studio films with fairly low budgets and fast schedules by Hollywood standards. ... Henry Roquemore - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Irene Ryan (born Irene Noblette) was one of the few entertainers who found success in vaudeville, radio, film, television, and Broadway. ... For the 1993 film, see The Beverly Hillbillies (film) The Beverly Hillbillies was an American television program about a hillbilly family transplanted in Southern California. ... Ann Sheridan (February 21, 1915 – January 21, 1967) was an American film actress. ... Lori Jacqueline Singer (born on November 6, 1957) is an American actress. ... For other persons of the same name, see Anna Smith. ... Jaclyn Smith (born October 26, 1947) is a Golden Globe-nominated American actress. ... This article is about the television series. ... Kimberly Katherine Smith (born March 3, 1983 in Odessa, Texas) is an American actress/fashion model. ... Mary Elizabeth Sissy Spacek (born December 25, 1949) is an Academy Award-winning American actress and singer. ... Rip Torn (born February 6, 1931) is an American Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning television and film actor, who is perhaps best known for his role as Artie on the HBO comedy series The Larry Sanders Show. ... Brent Jay Spiner (born February 2, 1949) is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television and movie series Star Trek: The Next Generation. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... Stahl at the Terminator 3 premier. ... Patrick Wayne Swayze (born August 18, 1952) is an American dancer, actor, singer and songwriter. ... Sharon Marie Tate (January 24, 1943 – August 9, 1969) was a Golden Globe-nominated American actress. ... Henry Jackson Thomas, Jr. ... For the Atari 2600 video game based on the movie, see E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Atari 2600). ... Rip Torn (born February 6, 1931) is an American Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning television and film actor, who is perhaps best known for his role as Artie on the HBO comedy series The Larry Sanders Show. ... Mary Elizabeth Sissy Spacek (born December 25, 1949) is an Academy Award-winning American actress and singer. ... Thomas James Tune (born February 28, 1939) is a famous actor, dancer, singer, and choreographer. ... A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, and is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... King Vidor King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Isaiah Washington IV (born August 3, 1963) is an American film and television actor. ... Lisa Whelchel, as Blair Warner on The Facts of Life. ... Forest Steven Whitaker (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director. ... JoBeth Rivas (born Jobeth Williams Rivas on December 6, 1948) is an American film actress. ... Van (Van Zandt) Williams is an American actor (born February 22, 1934, in Fort Worth, Texas) best known for his brief yet world famous television role as Britt Reid aka Green Hornet with the late Bruce Lee as his sidekick Kato, in the 1966-1967 ABC The Green Hornet television... Chill Theodore Wills (July 18, 1903 in Seagoville, Texas – December 15, 1978) was a movie actor and singer in the Avalon Boys Quartet. ... Arthur Dooley Wilson (April 3, 1886 - May 30, 1953) was an African American actor and singer. ... This article is about the 1942 film. ... Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an American film actor. ... Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor and writer. ... Robin Gayle Wright Penn (born April 8, 1966) is an American film actress. ... Sean Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an Academy Award-winning American film actor and director, known for playing intense, often humorless and unsympathetic characters. ... Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress. ...

Comedians

Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is a five-time Golden Globe winning American actress and comedienne. ... For the documentary about Jerry Seinfeld, see Comedian (film). ... Rodney Carrington (October 19, 1968 in Longview, Texas) is an American stand-up comic and comic country musician- not to be confused with hot country star Rodney Atkins. ... Jade Esteban Estrada (born September 17, 1975 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas) is a successful Latin pop singer, comedian, choreographer and actor. ... William Ray (Bill) Engvall, Jr. ... Kinky Friedman contemplates a question from the audience at a campaign rally in Bastrop, Texas Richard S. Kinky Friedman (born October 31, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly. ... This Section does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Steve Martin (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Music

Dimebag Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004) (also credited as Diamond Darrell) was the guitarist in the heavy metal bands Pantera and Damageplan. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... Vinnie Paul (Vincent Paul Abbott) was born on Wednesday, March 11, 1964 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is a heavy metal drummer and producer. ... Samuel (Sam) Adler (born March 4, 1928) is an American composer and conductor. ... Victor Nicholas Alessandro (27 November 1915-November 1976) was an orchestra conductor and long-time resident of San Antonio, Texas. ... Terry Allen (b. ... Jerry Allison (born 1939) is best known for being the drummer for the Crickets. ... Nancy Ames (born 1937) is an American folk singer and songwriter. ... Orvon Gene Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998) was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television. ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) Country music, the first half of Billboards country and western music category, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ... Erykah Badu (born Erica Abi Wright, February 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas) is an American neo-soul, R&B/hip hop artist whose work crosses over into jazz. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Marcia Ball (born March 20, 1949) is an American blues singer and pianist born in Orange, Texas but who grew up in Vinton, Louisiana. ... Blues music redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the comic book character, see Drummer (comics). ... ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ... Leila Bela (Persian: ) (born in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian-born American avant-garde musician, musician, writer, actress, multi-instrumentalist, playwright and record producer from Austin, Texas. ... Shelly Berg (born Shelton Glen Berg August 18, 1955) is a jazz pianist from Cleveland, Ohio. ... Tommy & The Tom Toms aka The Bill Smith Combo: The Tom Toms first started with two guitars and drums, Eddie Wayne Hill on lead guitar, Leonard Walters on rhythm guitar and Joel Colbert on drums. ... Cedric Bixler-Zavala (born November 4, 1974 in Redwood City, California) is the lead singer and lyricist of The Mars Volta, and was previously the lead singer and lyricist of At the Drive-In. ... Clint Blacks Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962) is an American neotraditional country music singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actor. ... Houston redirects here. ... Julien Paul Blitz (1885-1951), was the first music director of the Houston Symphony, holding that position from 1913 to 1916. ... Maya Bond (Japanese: ) (born August 5, 2000 in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese-born American indie and experimental music singer-songwriter and drummer from Austin, Texas. ... Brent Bourgeois is a U.S. rock musician and producer. ... Boxcar Willie (September 1, 1931 – April 12, 1999; born Lecil Travis Martin) was an American country music singer who sang in the hobo music style. ... Edie Brickell (born March 10, 1966 in Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas) is an American singer-songwriter. ... Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ... Their sophomore album No Boundaries The 5 Browns sisters perform Rachmaninoff Romance (for three Sisters) at CBC Studio Sparks The 5 Browns brothers perform at the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival Piano Gala The 5 Browns is a classical piano musical group consisting of five siblings. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Rex Robert Brown (born July 27, 1964 in Graham, Texas) is a bassist, best known for his work with the American heavy metal band Pantera from the time the band formed in the early 80s until its dissolution in 2003. ... Anshel Brusilow (born 14 August 1928) is a United States conductor. ... William Pierce Butler (born October 6, 1982) is a band member of the band Arcade Fire. ... Arcade Fire (often known as The Arcade Fire) is an indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Arcade Fire (often known as The Arcade Fire) is an indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Tevin Jermod Campbell (born November 12, 1976 in Dallas, Texas) is a Grammy Award nominated African-American R&B singer-songwriter. ... Vikki Carr (born July 19, 1941 in El Paso, Texas as Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona) is an American singer who has sung in a variety of music genres, including jazz, pop and country, but has enjoyed her greatest success singing in Spanish Her first hit was Hes... For other uses, see Jazz (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Pop music (disambiguation). ... country music, see Country music (disambiguation) Country music, the first half of Billboards country and western music category, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ... Latin American music, or the music of Latin America, is sometimes called Latin music. ... Hakeem Seriki (born November 28, 1979)better known by his stage name Chamillionaire (pronounced Ka-MIL-yin-air, IPA: , a portmanteau of chameleon and millionaire) is an American rapper (and often singer) and the CEO of Chamillitary Entertainment. ... Lakrea Clark (born on 1991? in Austin, Texas) is an American R&B and jazz singer-songwriter who also goes by the stage name Lakrea. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American pop rock singer. ... American Idol is an annual American televised singing competition, which began its first season on June 11, 2002. ... Cliburn playing in the final round of the First International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition Harvey Lavan Cliburn Jr. ... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Ornette Coleman (born March 9, 1930) is an American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter and composer. ... For other uses, see Jazz (disambiguation). ... This article is about the blues musician. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Christopher Cross (born Christopher Geppert, 3 May 1951, San Antonio, Texas) is an Oscar, Golden Globe and five-time Grammy winning, American singer-songwriter. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Mac Davis (born Scott Davis, January 21, 1942, in Lubbock, Texas) is a country music singer and songwriter, who has enjoyed much pop music crossover success. ... Lindsay Ann Deutsch (born November 28, 1984) is an American violinist. ... Tracy Lynn Curry (born June 10, 1968), known as The D.O.C., is an American rapper born & raised in Dallas, Texas where he was a member of the Fila Fresh Crew. ... Deryl Dwaine Dodd (born April 12, 1964) is an American country music singer-songwriter. ... Helen Donath (born July 10, 1940) is an American soprano. ... Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28, 1987) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, producer, fashion designer, and spokesperson. ... Steve Earle (born Stephen Fain Earle January 17, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter, well known for his rock and country music, as well as for his political views. ... Daniel Robert Elfman (born May 29, 1953 in Los Angeles, California) is an American musician who led the rock band Oingo Boingo as singer / songwriter from 1976 until its breakup in 1995, and has composed film scores extensively since 1985s Pee-wees Big Adventure. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Paul Ellison is co-principal bass at the Aspen and Grand Teton Festivals, and is Professor of Double Bass at Rice Universitys Shepherd School of Music. ... Singer Ralna English of the Lawrence Welk Show Ralna Eve English American born singer (born June 19, 1942) was born in Haskell, Texas. ... The Lawrence Welk Show is a musical variety show hosted by former big band leader Lawrence Welk. ... Freddy Fender Freddy Fender (June 4, 1937 – October 14, 2006), born Baldemar Huerta in San Benito, Texas, USA, was a Mexican-American Tejano, country, and rock and roll musician, known for his work as a solo artist and in the groups Los Super Seven and the Texas Tornados. ... Carl Finch (born in Texarkana, Texas) is a guitarist, keyboardist, accordionist, vocalist, songwriter and record producer who co-founded the Grammy-winning polka/dance band Brave Combo in 1979 in Denton, Texas. ... Street musicians in Prague playing a polka Polka is a fast, lively Central European dance, and also a genre of dance music. ... Brave Combo is a polka/rock band based in Denton, Texas. ... Carlisle Floyd (born 1926 in Latta, South Carolina) is an American opera composer. ... Walter J. Fried (August 18, 1877–August 18, 1925) was an American violinist and conductor. ... Kinky Friedman contemplates a question from the audience at a campaign rally in Bastrop, Texas Richard S. Kinky Friedman (born October 31, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly. ... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... William Orville Lefty Frizzell (March 31, 1928 – July 19, 1975) was an American country music singer and songwriter of the 1950s; a leading exponent of the Honky Tonk style of country music. ... Bobby Fuller on the single cover of I Fought the Law Bobby Fuller (October 22, 1942 – July 18, 1966) was an American rock singer and guitar player best known for his classic I Fought the Law. // Born in Baytown, Texas, Robert Gaston Fuller spent most of his youth in El... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... Justin Steward Furstenfeld (born December 14, 1975 in Houston, Texas) is a record producer, artist, and the lead singer, guitarist, lyricist and frontman of the American rock band Blue October. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... Kyle Gann (born November 21 1955) is a composer and music critic born in Dallas, Texas. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... A music critic is someone who reviews music (including printed music, performances and recorded music) and publishes writing on them in books or journals (or on the internet). ... William Red Garland (1923–1984) was an American jazz pianist whose complex block-chord style influenced many forthcoming pianists in the jazz idiom. ... Larry Gatlin (born May 2, 1948 in Seminole, Texas) is an American Country Music Singer. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ... Don Gillis (June 17, 1912–January 10, 1978) was a US composer, conductor and teacher. ... Jimmie Dale Gilmore(r) and Colin Gilmore at Deep Eddy Pool in Austin, Texas, June 2004. ... Jacob Joseph (Jack) Glatzer (born February 9, 1939) is an American violinist who resides in Portugal. ... David Golub, pianist and conductor. ... Susan Graham (1960– ) is a mezzo-soprano classical singer, born in Roswell, New Mexico, USA. Her roles include Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking, and Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier. ... Jerry Gray Jerry Gray (July 3, 1916–August 10, 1976) was an arranger, composer, and conductor who is best known for his work with popular music during the Swing Era. ... Depiction of Nanci Griffith on the cover of her album Flyer Nanci Caroline Griffith, (born July 6, 1953 in Seguin, Texas) is an American singer, guitarist and songwriter from Austin, Texas. ... Keith Griwmood is one half of the band Trout Fishing in America. ... Trout Fishing in America is a two-man folk-rock musical group that performs childrens music as well as some music aimed at adults. ... Roy Hargrove, born in 1969 in Waco, Texas, has gone from a child prodigy to become an established young jazz trumpeter, with several albums as a leader under his belt. ... Cellist Lynn Harrell is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including the Piatigorsky Award, the Ford Foundation Concert Artists Award, and the first Avery Fisher Prize (jointly with Murray Perahia). ... Ciara (born Ciara Princess Harris on October 25, 1985 in Austin, Texas)(IPA pronunciation: [1])is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and occasional actress. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... Gibson Jerome Gibby Haynes (born 1957) is an American musician, radio personality, painter and the lead singer of the group Butthole Surfers. ... The Butthole Surfers are an American rock band founded in 1981 by Gibby Haynes and Paul Leary in San Antonio, Texas. ... Roy Head (born January 1, 1941, Three Rivers, Texas) is an American singer, best known for his hit Treat Her Right. ... Donald Hugh Don Henley (born July 22, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas) is an American rock musician who is the drummer and one of the lead singers and songwriters of the band Eagles. ... The Eagles redirects here. ... Joe Michael Dusty Hill (born May 19, 1949, in Dallas, Texas, USA) is bassist and vocalist with Texas Boogie-Blues-Rock group ZZ Top. ... A sunburst-colored Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ... Tish Hinojosa (born December 6, 1955 San Antonio, Texas) is a folksinger recording in both Spanish and English. ... Ernst Heinrich Hoffmann (c. ... For the Weezer song, see Buddy Holly (song). ... Steve Holy is a country music singer from Dallas, Texas, born February 23, 1972. ... Brad Houser (born September 7, 1960) is an American bassist, baritone saxaphone and bass clarinet player originally from Dallas, Texas. ... Frank Huang (born 1978) is a Chinese-born American violinist. ... Ray Wylie Hubbard (born 13 November 1946 in Soper, Oklahoma) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Bobbi Humphrey is a female jazz flautist whose music style cover fusion, jazz-funk and soul-jazz. ... Born in Waco, Texas, in 1943, gay American composer Jerry Hunt, created works using live electronics partly controlled by his ritualistic performance techniques, as he was greatly influenced by the occult. ... Ezra Idlet makes up one half of the musical duo Trout Fishing in America along with bass player Keith Grimwood. ... Trout Fishing in America is a two-man folk-rock musical group that performs childrens music as well as some music aimed at adults. ... Blind Lemon Jefferson (September 1893 – December 1929) was an influential blues singer and guitarist from Texas. ... Waylon Arnold Jennings (June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was a respected and influential American country music singer and musician. ... Flaco Jimenez is a Tejano musician from San Antonio, New Mexico. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Jonas Brothers. ... Mike Jones (born January 6, 1981 in Aldine, Texas, USA) is an African American southern rap artist, who initially was affiliated with the record label Swishahouse, then left to be the owner of Ice Age Entertainment. ... Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and occasional actress of half Indian descent. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... Folk song redirects here. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Tom Jones (born in 1928 in Texas) is lyricist of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Black Crook (1866), considered by some historians to be the first musical[1] Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. ... Janis Lyn Joplin (19 January 1943 – 4 October 1970) was an American singer, songwriter, and music arranger, from Port Arthur, Texas. ... Scott Joplin Scott Joplin (born between June 1867 and January 1868,[1] died April 1, 1917) was an American musician and composer of ragtime music. ... Look up ragtime in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Milton Katims (24 June 1909 – 27 February 2006) was an American violist and conductor. ... Robert Earl Keen, Junior (born January 11, 1956 in Houston, Texas) is an American singer-songwriter. ... Freddie King (September 3, 1934 – December 28, 1976) was an influential American blues guitarist and singer, best known for his recordings Hide Away, Have You Ever Loved A Woman and Going Down. // King was born Frederick Christian in Gilmer, Texas on September 3, 1934. ... Ralph Henry Kirshbaum (born April 4, 1946) is an American cellist currently living in England. ... Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (pronounced [1]) (born September 4, 1981) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, actress, dancer, and fashion designer. ... For other uses, see Rhythm and blues (disambiguation). ... Karl Korte (b. ... Hans Kreissig (1856–December 28, 1929) was a German-born American pianist, music teacher, and conductor. ... The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is an American orchestra which plays its concerts in the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas. ... Kristoffer Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an influential American country music songwriter, singer and actor. ... Philip Krumm (born on April 7, 1941 in Baltimore, MD) is an American composer who was a pioneer of modal, repetitive pattern music[1]. Krumm studied orchestration and composition with Raymond Moses in high school, with Frank Sturchio at Saint Marys University, with Ross Lee Finney at University of... Fredell Lack (1922–) is an American violinist. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... For the film, see Leadbelly (film). ... Raymond Lewenthal (1923–November 21, 1988) was a classical pianist of Russian–French parentage, born in San Antonio, Texas. ... Mance Lipscomb on Arhoolie F 1001 Mance Lipscomb (April 9, 1895 – January 30, 1976) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. ... Blues music redirects here. ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... Robert Lipsett is a renowned violin teacher in Los Angeles, California. ... Andrew Litton (born 1959) is an American orchestral conductor. ... John Avery Lomax (September 23, 1867 - January 26, 1948) was a pioneering musicologist and folklorist. ... Trini Lopez (born May 15, 1937) is a Mexican-American singer and guitarist. ... Hispanic (Spanish: ; Portuguese: ; Latin: , adjective from Hispānia, the Roman name for the Iberian Peninsula) is a term that historically denoted relation to the ancient Hispania and its peoples. ... Lyle Lovett, from the cover of 1996s The Road to Ensenada Lyle Lovett (born in Klein, Texas on November 1, 1957) is an American singer-songwriter. ... Ray Lynch (also known as Raymond Lynch) is a classically trained guitarist and lutenist. ... Lloyd Maines (born June 28, 1951) is a country music musician and producer. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Natalie Louise Maines Pasdar (born October 14, 1974) is an American singer and songwriter who achieved success as the lead vocalist for the female country music band Dixie Chicks. ... Will Makar, 17, American Idol (Season 5) William John Will Hudson Makar (born March 2, 1989 in The Woodlands, Texas) is an American singer and was fifteenth-place on the fifth season of American Idol. ... Barbara Mandrell (b. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy one of the guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia on one of the following topics: If you are familiar with the subject matter, please expand the article to establish its notability, citing reliable sources. ... Little River Band is an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1975 and named after a road sign for the Victorian township of Little River, near Geelong. ... Sam the Sham is the stage name of rock n roll singer Domingo “Sam” Samudio from Dallas, Texas. ... Tommy & The Tom Toms aka The Bill Smith Combo: The Tom Toms first started with two guitars and drums, Eddie Wayne Hill on lead guitar, Leonard Walters on rhythm guitar and Joel Colbert on drums. ... Eduardo Mata (September 5, 1942–January 4, 1995) was a noted Mexican conductor and composer. ... John Royce Mathis (b. ... William Francis McBeth was born March 9, 1933 in Ropesville, Texas (near Lubbock). ... This article is about the singer. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... A section of the album jacket for Golden Hits Roger Dean Miller (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. ... Steve Miller (born October 5, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American blues and rock and roll guitarist and performer. ... Michael Martin Murphey Michael Martin Murphey (born March 13, 1945 in Dallas, Texas) is a successful American country singer/songwriter whose biggest hit was Wildfire in 1975, produced by Bob Johnston. ... Emilio Collado born October, 15, 1985, in Santiago, Dominican Republic. ... For other uses, see Nelly (disambiguation). ... Rapping is one of the elements of hip hop and the distinguishing feature of hip hop music; it is a form of rhyming lyrics spoken rhythmically over musical instruments, with a musical backdrop of sampling, scratching and mixing by DJs. ... Willie Nelson (born Willie Hugh Nelson, April 30, 1933) is an American entertainer and songwriter, born and raised in Abbott, Texas. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... The Monkees were a pop-rock quartet created and based in Los Angeles in 1965 for an NBC American television series of the same name. ... David Fathead Newman b. ... Elena Nikolaidi (June 15, 1909†–November 14, 2002) was a noted Ottoman-Turkish-born Greek-American opera singer and teacher. ... Pauline Oliveros (born 1932 in Houston, Texas) is an accordionist and composer who currently resides in Kingston, New York. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... Alvis Edgar Buck Owens, Jr. ... Patrice Pike is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the Austin-based band Sister Seven. ... William Everett Preston (September 2, 1946 – June 6, 2006) was an American soul musician from Houston, Texas, raised mostly in Los Angeles, California. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... Ray Price (born January 12, 1926), is an American country and western singer. ... Charley Frank Pride (born March 18, 1938) is a country music artist. ... Selena Selena Quintanilla Perez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995) was a Mexican-American singer who is considered to be one of the most popular and influential Hispanic music icons of all time. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Jiles Perry (J.P.) Richardson, Jr. ... Margaret LeAnn Rimes (born August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American country music singer and occasional Songwriter. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Garland is a city in Dallas County, Texas, (USA). ... Tex Ritter Tex Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country singer and actor. ... This article is about the American actor. ... Current principal bass in the Philadelphia Orchestra. ... Sharon Hall Robinson (born December 2, 1949) is an American cellist. ... Omar Alfredo Rodriguez-Lopez (born September 1, 1975 in Bayamón, Puerto Rico) is the composer, lead guitarist and producer for the progressive rock group The Mars Volta and the former guitarist for the post-hardcore outfit At the Drive-In. ... Kenneth Donald Kenny Rogers (born August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas) is a prolific American country music singer, photographer, producer, songwriter, actor and businessman. ... A. Clyde Roller (Archie Clyde Roller), musical professor and conductor, was born 13 October, 1914 in Rogersville, Missouri and died October 16, 2005 in San Antonio, Texas. ... Carl Ray St. ... Olga Samaroff (August 8, 1880 – May 17, 1948) was a pianist, music critic, and teacher. ... Domingo Samudio, better known as Sam the Sham, was born on February 28, 1937 in Dallas, Texas to Santiago Samudio and Aurora Sanchez. ... Sam the Sham is the stage name of rock n roll singer Domingo “Sam” Samudio from Dallas, Texas. ... Stephanie SantAmbrogio is an American violinist and current concertmaster of the San Antonio Symphony, having been appointed in 1994, and appears annually as soloist with the orchestra. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Boz Scaggs album cover Boz Scaggs (born William Royce Scaggs, June 8, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. ... Haley Suzanne Scarnato (born July 15, 1982) is an American singer who was the 8th place finalist on the 6th season of American Idol. ... The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the FOX Broadcasting Network on January 16, 2007 and will run until May 23, 2007. ... Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, The Fantasticks, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. ... The Fantasticks is a 1960 musical with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones. ... Brad Terrence Jordan[1] (born on November 9, 1970 in New Jersey), better known by his stage name Scarface (and formerly Akshen) is an American rapper originally known for his work as a member of The Geto Boys. ... Michelle Shocked (born Karen Michelle Johnston, 24 February 1962, in Dallas, Texas) is a U.S. singer-songwriter whose music and performances are influenced by her Texas roots, her political activism, and a self-assured style that her first major label producer likened to troubadours such as Joni Mitchell, Spider... Ashlee Nicole jane smith Simpson (born October 3, 1984) is an American pop rock singer, songwriter, and actress. ... Jessica Ann Simpson (born July 10, 1980) is an American pop singer and actress who rose to fame in the late 1990s. ... Lori Jacqueline Singer (born on November 6, 1957) is an American actress. ... Slim Thug (born Stayve Jerome Thomas on September 8, 1980 in Houston, Texas) is an American rapper. ... Stephen Arthur Stills (born January 3, 1945) is an American guitarist and singer/songwriter best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young). ... Crosby, Stills & Nash, also Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young when including occasional fourth member Neil Young, are a folk rock/rock supergroup. ... George Harvey Strait, (born May 18, 1952), is an American country music singer. ... Deanna (Dea) Summers: An American songwriter born in Mississippi. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Gene Summers was born in Dallas, Texas on January 3, 1939 and has been a rock/rockabilly artist since the 1950s. ... Rock and roll (also spelled rock n roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... School Of Rock n Roll [1] is a song composed by James McClung in 1958 and published by Song Productions, BMI [2] the same year. ... Helen Sung is an American pianist of Chinese heritage. ... Jeffrey Swann is a renowned classical pianist [1]. ... Weldon Leo Jack Teagarden Trombonist (1905-1964) Weldon Leo Jack Teagarden (August 20, 1905 in Vernon, Texas - January 15, 1964) was an influential jazz trombonist and vocalist. ... Alfred Teltschik (b. ... Christopher Theofanidis (b. ... B. J. Thomas (born Billy Joe Thomas, 7 August 1942, Hugo, Oklahoma) is a country and pop music/gospel/soft rock/easy listening singer. ... Frank Ticheli (born Jan 21, 1958 in Monroe, Louisiana) is an American composer of orchestral, choral, chamber, and concert band works. ... Tommy & The Tom Toms aka The Bill Smith Combo: The Tom Toms first started with two guitars and drums, Eddie Wayne Hill on lead guitar, Leonard Walters on rhythm guitar and Joel Colbert on drums. ... Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 – September 6, 1984), nicknamed the Texas Troubadour, was an American singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of country music. ... Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer, who had her first hit, Delta Dawn at the age of 13 in 1972. ... Fisher A. (Aubrey) Tull (b. ... Uncle John Turner was a drummer who most notably played drums in Johnny Winters band from 1968 to 1970. ... Blue Gene Tyranny (born Robert Nathan Sheff, January 1, 1945) is an avant-garde composer and pianist. ... Alexander Uninsky (Russian: Александр Юнинский, Aleksandr Yuninskij) (Born February 15th 1910 in Kiev, Russia; died December 19th 1972 in Dallas, USA) : classical pianist. ... Mary Jeanne van Appledorn (b. ... Frank Valentine Van der Stucken (October 15, 1858 – August 16, 1929) was an American composer and conductor, and founder of the Cincinnati Symphony in 1895. ... As the fifth-oldest orchestra in the United States, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has a legacy of fine music making as reflected in its performances in historic Music Hall, recordings, and international tours. ... Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1968), better known as Vanilla Ice, is a Grammy Award nominated, American Music Award winning American rapper and actor known mostly for the 1990 single Ice Ice Baby. ... Rapping is one of the elements of hip hop and the distinguishing feature of hip hop music; it is a form of rhyming lyrics spoken rhythmically over musical instruments, with a musical backdrop of sampling, scratching and mixing by DJs. ... Paul van Katwijk (December 7, 1885–December 11, 1974) was a Dutch-American pianist, conductor, composer, and music educator. ... Stephen Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas, was an American blues guitarist. ... Carl Venth (February 16, 1860–January 29, 1938) was a German-American composer, violinist, conductor, music educator, and scholar. ... Aaron Thibeaux Walker or T-Bone Walker or Oak Cliff T-Bone (May 28, 1910 – March 16, 1975) was an American blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter who was one of the most important pioneers of electric guitar. ... Paul William Slayton (born Paul Gideon Manry on March 11, 1980) better known by his stage name Paul Wall, is a rapper, DJ, promoter and jeweller. ... Cedar Anthony Walton, Junior (born in 1934) is an American hard bop pianist. ... Pianist, composer Michael Weiss, best known for his fifteen year association with saxophonist Johnny Griffin, has forged a solid reputation accompanying jazz luminaries such as Art Farmer, Charles McPherson, Slide Hampton, George Coleman, the Heath brothers, the Jazztet, Lou Donaldson, Pepper Adams, Bill Hardman, Junior Cook, Wynton Marsalis and the... Dan Welcher (born 1948) is an American composer, conductor, and music educator. ... Barry Eugene White (born Barrence Eugene Carter, September 12, 1944) – July 4, 2003) was a Grammy Award winning American record producer, songwriter and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Sudie L. Williams (?-1940) was a music educator in the public schools of Dallas, Texas. ... James Robert (Bob) Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975) was an American country musician, songwriter, and big band leader. ... The Texas Playboys were a Western Swing band, long led by Bob Wills, and considered by many to be the definitive progenitor of that musical genre. ... John Dawson Johnny Winter III (born on 23 February 1944 in Beaumont, Texas, USA) is an American blues guitarist, singer, and producer. ... Blues music redirects here. ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... Roger Robinson Wright III (born April 1, 1974) is an American classical concert pianist. ...

Television/radio

Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. ... CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... A news anchor (US,Can. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Samuel Andrew Donaldson (born March 11, 1934 in El Paso, Texas) was a news anchor for ABC News, known for his persistence in questioning senior government officials up to and including the President of the United States. ... ABC News logo ABC News Special Report ident, circa 2006 ABC News is a division of American television and radio network ABC, owned by The Walt Disney Company. ... This article is about journalistic reporters. ... John Henry Faulk (August 21, 1913–April 9, 1990) from Austin, Texas was a storyteller and former radio broadcaster. ... For the Jim Henson production, see The Storyteller Storytelling is the art of portraying in words, images, and sounds what has happened in real or imagined events. ... Note: broadcasting is also the old term for hand sowing. ... This article is about the person. ... A psychologist is an expert in psychology, the systematic investigation of the human mind, including behavior, cognition, and affect. ... Born in 1937 in Abilene, Texas, Gary Perkins (July 14, 1937 - June 28, 1991) was a notable radio DJ, a man of major importance to the industry who began his radio career in 1957 at Midland Texas KCRS where Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly used to drop their records off. ... Robert Leon (Bob) Phillips (born June 23, 1951) is an American television journalist best known for his long-running program Texas Country Reporter. ... Texas Country Reporter is a long running weekly syndicated television program hosted by Bob Phillips. ... Stone Stockton Phillips (born December 2, 1954) was the co-anchor of Dateline NBC, a newsmagazine TV show, from the shows start until June 2007, when NBC did not renew his contract. ... Dateline NBC, or Dateline, is a U.S. weekly television newsmagazine broadcast by NBC similar to ABCs 20/20 or CBSs 60 Minutes. ... This page may meet Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Daniel Irvin Rather, Jr. ... Bob Schieffer Bob Lloyd Schieffer (born February 25, 1937 in Austin, Texas) is an American journalist who has been with CBS News since 1969, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News from 1973-1996; chief Washington correspondent since 1982, moderator of the Sunday public... Aaron Spelling (April 22, 1923 – June 23, 2006) was an American film and television producer. ... The primary role of a television producer is to coordinate and control all aspects of production, ranging from show idea development and cast hiring to shoot supervision and fact-checking. ...

Miss America/ Miss USA pageant winners

Shirley Cothran was the 1975 winner of the Miss America pageant. ... For the patriotically-themed comic book superheroines, see Miss America (comics). ... Jo-Carroll Dennison (born December 16, 1923), was a beauty queen and actress originally from Tyler, Texas. ... Christy Fichtner competing as Miss USA in the 1986 Miss Universe pageant Christinane Crane Christy Fichtner (born on October 28, 1962), Miss Texas USA 1986, was crowned Miss USA in the national pageant that same year. ... Miss USA 2007 Rachel Smith, who competed as Miss Tennessee USA Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner, who competed as Miss Kentucky USA Miss USA 2005 Chelsea Cooley, who competed as Miss North Carolina USA Not to be confused with Miss America. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Courtney Gibbs was born in Dallas, Texas on August 20, 1966. ... Kandace Krueger is an American television personality and former beauty queen. ... Laura Elena Harring (born March 3, 1964) is a Mexican American actress and former Miss USA (1985). ... Gretchen Polhemus was crowned the 38th Miss USA in 1989 and against all odds, was the 5th out of five consecutive Miss Texas to win the title that decade. ... Michelle Royer was crowned Miss USA in 1987 and represented Texas in the pageant. ... Chelsi Mariam Pearl Smith (born August 23, 1973 in Redwood City, California) is a beauty queen from Deer Park who has held both the Miss USA and Miss Universe titles. ... Miss Universe is an annual international female beauty contest, and the title for the winner of the contest, founded in 1952 by California clothing company Pacific Mills. ... Kimberly Tomes (b. ...

Athletics

Alfred Irving (b.1986) College Football Player LaMarcus Nurae Aldridge (born July 19, 1985, in Dallas, Texas) is an American professional basketball player with the Portland Trail Blazers. ... NBA redirects here. ... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist. ... A cyclist is a person who engages in cycling whether as a sport or rides a bicycle for recreation or transportation. ... For other uses, see Tour de France (disambiguation). ... Ernest Ernie Banks (born January 31, 1931 in Dallas, Texas) is an American former Major League baseball player who played his entire career with the Chicago Cubs (1953-1971). ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... Joshua Patrick Beckett (born May 15, 1980), nicknamed Big-Game Beckett [1], is a right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Boston Red Sox. ... This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the player in baseball. ... The World Series MVP Award is given to the player who most contributes to his teams success in the World Series. ... Dates October 18, 2003–October 25, 2003 MVP Josh Beckett (Florida) Television network FOX Announcers Joe Buck and Tim McCarver Umpires Randy Marsh, Tim Welke, Larry Young, Ed Rapuano, Jeff Kellogg, Gary Darling The 2003 World Series marked the 99th baseball World Series event. ... David Boston (born August 19, 1978) is an American Football wide receiver and is currently a free agent in the National Football League (NFL). ... Christopher Wesson Bosh (born March 24, 1984) is an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association who plays for the Toronto Raptors. ... NBA redirects here. ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... Brian Bosworth (also referred to as The Boz) (born March 9, 1965 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is a former American football player. ... Drew Christopher Brees (born January 15, 1979 in Austin, Texas) is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. The San Diego Chargers originally selected him as the first pick of the 2001 NFL Drafts second round. ... Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1962[1][2]) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, (The) Undertaker. ... This article is about the American football player. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... Brennan redirects here. ... Joie Chitwood, born April 14, 1912 - died January 3, 1988, was an American racecar driver and businessman. ... A Peugeot 206 World Rally Car Motor racing and Motorsports redirect here. ... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio), is a starting pitcher for the New York Yankees, and is one of the preeminent pitchers in Major League history. ... This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the player in baseball. ... The Cy Young Award of the American League, 1983. ... Randall Tex Cobb (born May 7, 1950 in Abilene, Texas) was an American prizefighter from Texas who fought champion boxer Larry Holmes for the WBC World Heavyweight title at Houstons Astrodome on November 26 of 1982. ... For other senses of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer (disambiguation). ... Josh Clark Davis (born September 1, 1972 in San Antonio, Texas) is a former freestyle swimmer from the United States, who won three medals as a member of the US Mens Relay Teams: two golds at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, and one silver four years later... Freestyle is one of the official swimming competitions according to the rules of FINA. However, it is technically not a style, as there are very few regulations about the way freestyle has to be swum. ... Swimming is the method by which humans (or other animals) move themselves through water. ... Ty Hubert Detmer (born October 30, 1967 in San Marcos, Texas) is a former American football quarterback who starred at Brigham Young University. ... Eric Dickerson (born September 2, 1960 in Sealy, Texas) was a professional running back in the National Football League (NFL) who in his career played for the Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, Los Angeles Raiders, and Atlanta Falcons. ... Santana N. Dotson was a defensive tackle in the NFL. Category: ... George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949) is an American two-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. ... This is a chronological list of world heavyweight boxing champions, as recognized by the following organizations: The World Boxing Association (WBA), founded in 1921 as the National Boxing Association (NBA), The World Boxing Council (WBC), founded in 1963, The International Boxing Federation (IBF), founded in 1983, and The World Boxing... For other senses of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer (disambiguation). ... In most Protestant churches, a minister is a member of the ordained clergy who leads a congregation or participates in a role in a parachurch ministry; such a person may also be called a Pastor, Preacher, Bishop, Chaplain or Elder. ... Barry Foster Barry Foster was an american football running back in the National Football League. ... William Hendrick Bill Foster (June 12, 1904 _ September 16, 1978) was an American left-handed pitcher in baseballs Negro Leagues in the 1920s and 1930s, and the half_brother of Negro league pioneer Rube Foster. ... A. J. Foyt (born Anthony Joseph Foyt, Jr. ... Auto racing (also known as automobile racing or autosport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... Zina Lynna Garrison (b. ... William Ben Hogan (August 13, 1912 – July 25, 1997) was an American golfer, and is generally considered one of the greatest golfers in the history of the game. ... This article is about the sport. ... Priest Anthony Holmes (born October 7, 1973 in Fort Smith, Arkansas) is an American football running back who is currently a member of the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL. // Holmes was raised in San Antonio, Texas. ... John Arthur Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), better known as Jack Johnson and nicknamed the Galveston Giant, was an American boxer and arguably the best heavyweight of his generation. ... This is a chronological list of world heavyweight boxing champions, as recognized by the following organizations: The World Boxing Association (WBA), founded in 1921 as the National Boxing Association (NBA), The World Boxing Council (WBC), founded in 1963, The International Boxing Federation (IBF), founded in 1983, The World Boxing Organization... Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter who holds world records in the 200 meters, 400 meters and 4 x 400 m relay. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... A world record is the best performance in a certain discipline, usually a sports event. ... // Tom Kite (born December 9, 1949 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals is rigorously maintained. ... Courtney Anne Kupets (born July 27, 1986 in Bedford, Texas) is an American gymnast. ... Gymnasts are people who participate in the sports of either artistic gymnastics or rhythmic gymnastics. ... An Olympic medalist is the winner of a medal in one of the Olympic games. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... Ernest Ladd (November 28, 1938 - March 10, 2007), nicknamed The Big Cat, was an American collegiate and professional football player and a professional wrestler. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... ... “John Hawk” redirects here. ... Tara Kristen Lipinski (b. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... Taj McWilliams-Franklin on the Connecticut Sun Taj McWilliams-Franklin (born on October 20, 1970 in El Paso, Texas) is a professional basketball player. ... Joseph Don Dandy Don Meredith (born April 10, 1938 in Mount Vernon, Texas) is a retired American football quarterback in the NFL who played for the Dallas Cowboys, a former football commentator, and entertainer. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys, The Pokes Team colors White, Silver, Silver-Green, Royal Blue, Navy Blue Head Coach Wade Phillips Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960–present) Western Conference (1960) Eastern Conference (1961-1969) Capitol Division... See TV (disambiguation) for other uses and Television (band) for the rock band European networks National In much of Europe television broadcasting has historically been state dominated, rather than commercially organised, although commercial stations have grown in number recently. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Shawn Michaels. ... natalie is hott i cut her hair! hahahahaha =) she mad @ me for it! tht her problem tho!! lol she my gf yes bitches thts rite! ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... The Rookie: Norman Rockwells cover for The Saturday Evening Post Rookie is a term for a person who is in their first year of play of their sport and has little or no professional experience. ... William Grady Little (born March 30, 1950 in Abilene, Texas) is a manager in Major League Baseball. ... This article is about the sport. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1913) Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... Chukwuemeka Ndubuisi Okafor, abbreviated as Emeka Okafor (born September 28, 1982, in Houston, Texas), is an American professional basketball player playing at power forward and center for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Carly Rae Patterson (born February 4, 1988 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) was an American gymnast (the 2004 Olympic All-Around Champion) and is currently an aspiring professional singer. ... Mac Percival (born February 26, 1940 in Garland, Texas) is a former American football placekicker in the National Football League from (1967-1974). ... A former is a structural member of an aircraft fuselage, of which a typical fuselage has a series from the nose to the empennage, typically perpendicular to the roll axis of the aircraft. ... NFL redirects here. ... An amateur place kicker attempts to kick a field goal Placekicker, or simply Kicker, is the title of the player in American and Canadian football who is responsible for the kicking duties of field goals, extra points, and, in many cases, kickoffs. ... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys, The Pokes Team colors White, Silver, Silver-Green, Royal Blue, Navy Blue Head Coach Wade Phillips Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960–present) Western Conference (1960) Eastern Conference (1961-1969) Capitol Division... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue and Orange Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National Football... Adrian Lewis Peterson (born March 21, 1985),[1] nicknamed A.D. (all day),[2] is a professional American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). ... NFL redirects here. ... P.J. Daniels was a star running back for Georgia Tech from 2002-2005. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Viktor the Viking League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division... Oail Andrew Bum Phillips (born on September 29, 1923 in Nederland, Texas or Orange, Texas) is a former National Football League (NFL) head coach. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... NFL redirects here. ... Willie M. Bill Pickett (December 5, 1862 - April 2, 1932) was a cowboy and rodeo performer. ... For other uses, see Cowboy (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that History of rodeo be merged into this article or section. ... Dennis Keith Rodman (born May 13, 1961, in Trenton, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball player best known for his fierce defensive and rebounding ability, leading the National Basketball Association in rebounds per game for a record seven consecutive years and earning NBA All-Defensive First Team honors seven... Kyle Rote Born October 27, 1928 Died August 15, 2002 Kyle Rote, an All-American running back at Southern Methodist University, Class of 1951, played for 11 years for the New York Giants, 1951-1961. ... Dallas Hall at Dedman College at SMU The Laura Lee Blanton Hall during a rare snow storm Southern Methodist University (commonly SMU) is a nationally recognized, private, coeducational university in University Park, Texas (an enclave of Dallas). ... NFL redirects here. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ... Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... William Lee Shoemaker, (August 19, 1931 - October 12, 2003) was an American jockey. ... The racecourse in Chester. ... Sheryl Denise Swoopes (born March 25, 1971) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for the Houston Comets in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA). ... The Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ... Jordan Tata is a relief pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42, Cobb Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Motor City Kitties, The Bengals, The Tigs, The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... LaDainian Tomlinson (born June 23, 1979) is an American football player who currently plays running back for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. ... Lee Buck Trevino (born December 1, 1939) is an American professional golfer. ... Dana Vollmer (born November 13, 1987 in Syracuse, New York) is an American swimmer who presently competes at the college level at Cal-Berkeley. ... Swimming is the method by which humans (or other animals) move themselves through water. ... Gold Medal is an album by American band The Donnas, released in 2004. ... Jeremy Wariner (born January 31, 1984 in Irving, Texas) is an American track athlete. ... Kathy Whitworth (born September 27, 1939 in Monahans, Texas) was an American professional golfer. ... Darold Williamson, was born February 19, 1983 in San Antonio, Texas. ... Joseph Williams (April 6, 1886 - February 25, 1951), also knicknamed Smokey Joe, has been considered by many baseball historians to be one of the games greatest pitchers, even though he never played a game in the major leagues. ... Vincent Paul Young, Jr. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... In American sports, a Most Valuable Player (MVP) award is an honor typically bestowed upon the best performing player or players on a specific team, in an entire league, or for a particular contest or series of contests. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... Babe Didrikson in the 1932 Olympic javelin competition Mildred Ella Babe Didrikson Zaharias (June 26, 1911-September 27, American athlete, who excelled in many sports. ... Gold Medal is an album by American band The Donnas, released in 2004. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Business

Paul Neal Red Adair (June 18, 1915 – August 7, 2004) was a renowned American oil field firefighter. ... Offshore may refer to oil and natural gas production at sea; see oil platform. ... Drilling rig in a small oil field Near Sarnia, Ontario, 2001 An oil field is an area with an abundance of oil wells extracting petroleum (oil) from below ground. ... This article is about the profession. ... For the guitarist and entertainer, see Mary Kaye. ... A businessman (sometimes businesswoman, female; or businessperson, gender neutral) is a generic term for a wide range of people engaged in profit_oriented enterprises, generally the management of a company. ... Mary Kay is a brand of cosmetics sold by Mary Kay, Inc. ... Michael Saul Dell (born February 23, 1965, in Houston, Texas) is the founder and CEO of Dell, Inc. ... Dell, Inc. ... This article is about the fashion designer. ... Brief introduction on the history of fashion design and designers Fashion design is the art dedicated to the creation of wearing apparel and lifestyle. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into articles entitled Guccio Gucci and Gucci, accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Pattillo Higgins (1863-1955) was a businessman as well as a self-taught geologist. ... Synthetic motor oil For other uses, see Oil (disambiguation). ... Spindletop is a salt dome oil field located in south Beaumont, Texas (approx. ... For the Welsh murderer, see Howard Hughes (murderer). ... For other uses, see Aviator (disambiguation). ... In popular usage, eccentricity refers to unusual or odd behavior on the part of an individual. ... Millionairess redirects here. ... Radcliffe Killam, I (July 1, 1910 - September 8, 2007), was a wealthy oilman, rancher, businessman, and philanthropist in Laredo, the seat of Webb County in south Texas. ... John Henry Kirby (1860-1940) was a businessman whose ventures made him arguably the largest lumber manufacturer in Texas and the Southern United States. ... William Johnson McDonald (December 21, 1844 – February 8, 1926) was a Texas banker who left $850,000 (the bulk of his fortune) to the University of Texas to endow an astronomical observatory. ... For other uses, see Bank (disambiguation). ... A philanthropist is someone who engages in philanthropy; that is, someone who donates his or her time, money, or reputation to a charitable cause. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A general contractor is an organization or individual that contracts with another organization or individual (the owner) for the construction of a building, road or other facility. ... The sprawling 320,000 deeded acre (1,200 km²) La Escalera Ranch is located 20 miles south of Fort Stockton, Texas and is owned and operated by the Gerald Lyda family. ... Sierra County is a county located in the state of New Mexico. ... Henry Ross Perot (born June 27, 1930) is an American businessman from Texas, who is best known for seeking the office of President of the United States in 1992 and 1996. ... An entrepreneur (a loanword from French introduced and first defined by the Irish economist Richard Cantillon) is a person who operates a new enterprise or venture and assumes some accountability for the inherent risks. ... Electronic Data Systems (EDS) (NYSE: EDS, LSE: EDC) is a global business and technology services company that defined the outsourcing business when it was established in 1962 by Ross Perot. ... Perot Systems Corporation NYSE: PER is an information technology services provider based in Plano, Texas. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Nomination is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an office, or the bestowing of an honor or award. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Litton Industries was a large defense contractor in the United States, bought by the Northrop Grumman Corporation in 2001. ...

Art/fashion/literature/journalism

John Ardoin, (born January 8, 1935, Alexandria, Louisiana – died March 18, 2001, San José, Costa Rica), was best known as the music critic of The Dallas Morning News for thirty-two years and especially for his friendship with and encyclopedic knowledge of the work of the famous opera soprano, Maria... A music critic is someone who reviews music (including printed music, performances and recorded music) and publishes writing on them in books or journals (or on the internet). ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... Arthello Beck Jr. ... The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of activities to do with creating art, practicing the arts and/or demonstrating an art. ... John Henry Brown (October 29, 1820–May 31, 1895) was an American historian, journalist, author, military hero, and a politician who served as a state legislator and as mayor of both Dallas and Galveston, Texas. ... Sandra Cisneros (born December 20, 1954 in Chicago) is an American author and poet best known for her novel The House on Mango Street. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... The poor poet A poet is a person who writes poetry. ... Marisol Deluna (born 1967, San Antonio, Texas) is an American fashion designer. ... Brief introduction on the history of fashion design and designers Fashion design is the art dedicated to the creation of wearing apparel and lifestyle. ... James Frank Dobie (September 26, 1888–September 18, 1964) was an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist best known for many books depicting the richness and traditions of life in rural Texas during the days of the open range. ... Folkloristics is the formal academic study of folklore and mythology. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Linda Ellerbee (born Linda Jane Smith in Bryan, Texas, U.S., August 15, 1944) is a journalist and propagandist who is most known for several jobs at NBC News, including Washington (DC) correspondent, and reporter and co-anchor of NBC News Overnight, which was recognized by the duPont Columbia Awards... For other uses, see Journalist (disambiguation). ... A journalist is a person who practices journalism. ... This article is about journalistic reporters. ... Horton Foote (born March 14, 1916 in Wharton, Texas), is a two-time Academy Award and one-time Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated American author and playwright. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is a person who writes dramatic literature or drama. ... Melvin Nolan Freeman Gabler (January 5, 1915 - December 19, 2004) and his wife, Norma Elizabeth Rhodes Gabler (June 16, 1923 - July 22, 2007) were campaigners against public school textbooks which they regarded as anti-family or anti-Christian. The couple began their work at their kitchen table in Hawkins, Texas... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... Three textbooks. ... Educational Research Analysts is an organization based in Longview, Texas, founded by the late Mel and Norma Gabler to monitor public school textbooks. ... Longview is a city in Texas, United States, located between Dallas, TX and Shreveport, LA. The population was 73,345 at the 2000 census, but a 2005 estimate placed the citys population at 75,609. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, born in 1958, an American Poet and Writer and Canadian Poet and Writer of Native American and First Nations ancestry, and is the author of three volumes of poetry, Dog Road Woman (American Book Award); Off-Season City Pipe (Wordcraft Writer of the Year Award); and... The poor poet A poet is a person who writes poetry. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Heloise (born Kiah Michelle Cruse on April 15, 1951 in Waco, Texas, current name Poncé Kiah Marchelle Heloise Cruse Evans) is an American writer, author, speaker, specializing in lifestyle hints, including consumer issues, pets, travel, food, home improvement, and health. ... 1962 publicity photo of Patricia Highsmith Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 - February 4, 1995) was an American novelist who is known mainly for her psychological thrillers which have led to more than two dozen film adaptations. ... A writer is anyone who creates a written work, although the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Strangers on a Train is a thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith, author of The Talented Mr. ... The Talented Mr. ... Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 1936)[1] was a classic American pulp writer of fantasy, horror, historical adventure, boxing, western, and detective fiction. ... This article is about the fictional character. ... This article is about inexpensive fiction magazines. ... Molly at the 2005 DemocracyFest, Austin TX Mary Tyler Molly Ivins (August 30, 1944 – January 31, 2007) was an American newspaper columnist, political commentator, and best-selling author from Austin, Texas. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      Politics of the United States takes place in a framework of a presidential... Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... Untitled (Core Piece), 1969 Untitled sculpture from 1990 Donald Clarence Judd (June 3, 1928 - February 12, 1994) was a minimalist artist (a term he stridently disavowed) whose work sought autonomy and clarity for the constructed object and the space created by it, ultimately achieving a rigorously democratic presentation without compositional... Sculptor redirects here. ... For other uses, see Architect (disambiguation). ... Stanley Marsh 3 is a millionaire, artist, philanthropist, and prankster from Amarillo, Texas, USA. He is perhaps best known as the sponsor of the Cadillac Ranch, a public art installation near Amarillo. ... Millionairess redirects here. ... The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of activities to do with creating art, practicing the arts and/or demonstrating an art. ... A philanthropist is someone who engages in philanthropy; that is, someone who donates his or her time, money, or reputation to a charitable cause. ... Larry McMurtry (born June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas) is a novelist, screenwriter, and essayist. ... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... Lonesome Dove, written by Larry McMurtry, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning western novel and the first published book of the Lonesome Dove series. ... Katherine Anne Porter (15 May 1890 – 18 September 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. ... An essayist is an author who writes compositions which can be about any particular subject. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... Robert Rauschenberg, Canyon, 1959. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Sculptor redirects here. ... Graphic design is the applied art of arranging image and text to communicate a message. ... Rex Taylor Reed (born October 2, 1938 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American movie critic and was co-host of the syndicated television show At the Movies. ... Dorothy Scarborough was a United States writer who wrote about Texas, folk culture, cotton farming, ghost stories and a womans life in the Midwest. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... Folkloristics is the formal academic study of folklore and mythology. ... Liz Smith (born February 2, 1923 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a popular gossip columnist. ... Print Syndication is a form of syndication in which news articles, columns, or comic strips are made available to newspapers and magazines. ... A columnist is a journalist who produces a specific form of writing for publication called a column. Columns appear in newspapers, magazines and the Internet. ... Frank X. Tolbert (1912-1984) was a Texas historian and newspaper columnist. ... Sergio Troncoso Sergio Troncoso is an American author of short stories and novels. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... The Nature of Truth: A Novel, by Sergio Troncoso The Nature of Truth is a novel by Sergio Troncoso first published in 2003 by Northwestern University Press. ...

Science/medicine

Dr. Denton A. Cooley (b. ... Cardiac surgery is surgery on the heart, typically to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (e. ... Michael Ellis DeBakey Michael Ellis DeBakey (born September 7, 1908, Born Michel Dabaghi (according to the American Lebanese Medical Association (ALMA). ... Cardiac surgery is surgery on the heart, typically to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (e. ... Born in Hunan, China in 1941, Professor Paul Chu (Ching-Wu Chu, 朱經武), received his BS degree from Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan in 1962. ... Robert Dennard (Born Terrell, Texas, USA in 1932-) is an American electrical engineer and inventor. ... Computer science (informally: CS or compsci) is, in its most general sense, the study of computation and information processing, both in hardware and in software. ... For other uses, see Inventor (disambiguation). ... Dr. Bryce S. DeWitt (January 8, 1923—September 23, 2004) was a theoretical physicist best known for his role in formulating the fundamental Wheeler_deWitt equation. ... Leonard Eugene Dickson (22 January 1874, Independence, Iowa-17 January 1954, Harlingen, Texas) (often called L. E. Dickson) was an American mathematician. ... Leonhard Euler, considered one of the greatest mathematicians of all time A mathematician is a person whose primary area of study and research is the field of mathematics. ... George Bruce Halsted (November 25, 1853-March 16, 1922) was a mathematician who explored foundations of geometry and introduced Non-Euclidean geometry into the United States through his own work and his many important translations. ... Marion King Hubbert (October 5, 1903 – October 11, 1989) was a Geologist by education and a geophysicist by profession who worked at the Shell research lab in Houston, Texas. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... Jack St. ... Oscar E. Monnig (4 September 1902 – 4 May 1999) was an American amateur astronomer, acknowledged for his contributions to meteoritics. ... Hermann Joseph H. J. Muller (December 21, 1890 – April 5, 1967) was a Nobel Prize-winning American geneticist and educator, best known for his work on the physiological and genetic effects of radiation (X-ray mutagenesis) as well as his outspoken political beliefs. ... Ilya Prigogine (January 25, 1917 – May 28, 2003) was a Belgian physicist and chemist noted for his work on dissipative structures, complex systems, and irreversibility. ... You may be looking for John Tate (boxer) John Torrence Tate, born March 13, 1925 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is an American mathematician, distinguished for many fundamental contributions in algebraic number theory and related areas in algebraic geometry. ... Beatrice Muriel Hill Tinsley (1941 - March 23, 1981) was an astronomer and cosmologist whose research made fundamental contributions to our understanding of how galaxies evolve with time. ... Karen K. Uhlenbeck (24 August 1942, Cleveland, Ohio – ) is a professor and Sid W. Richardson Regents Chairholder in the Department of Mathematics at The University of Texas in Austin. ... Harry Schultz Vandiver (21 October 1882-9 January 1973) was an American mathematician, known for work in number theory. ... Steven Weinberg (born May 3, 1933) is an American physicist. ... Spencer Wells (born April 6, 1969 in Georgia, USA) is a geneticist and anthropologist, and an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society. ... John Archibald Wheeler (born 1911) is an American theoretical physicist. ...

Aviation/space exploration

William Alison Anders (born October 17, 1933) is a former United States Air Force officer and National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut. ... This article is about the series of human spaceflight missions. ... For other uses, see Astronaut (disambiguation). ... Alan LaVern Bean (born March 15, 1932 in Wheeler, Texas) is a former NASA Astronaut. ... John Elmer Blaha (Colonel, United States Air Force, Retired) National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Born August 26, 1942, in San Antonio, Texas. ... Kenneth Dale Taco Cockrell (born 9 April 1950) is an American astronaut and a veteran of five space shuttle missions. ... Bessie Coleman (1892-1926) Bessie Queen Bess Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926), was the first African American woman to become an airplane pilot, and the first American woman to hold an international pilot license. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... For other uses, see Aviator (disambiguation). ... Douglas Corrigan from the frontispiece of his 1938 autobiography Douglas Wrong Way Corrigan (January 22, 1907–December 9, 1995) was an American aviator born in Galveston, Texas. ... For other uses, see Aviator (disambiguation). ... John Oliver Creighton (born April 28, 1943 in Orange, Texas) is a former NASA Astronaut who flew three space shuttle missions. ... For the Welsh murderer, see Howard Hughes (murderer). ... Richard Douglas Husband (July 12, 1957 – February 1, 2003) was an astronaut and the space shuttle commander of STS-107 (Columbia) who was killed when the craft disintegrated after reentry into the Earths atmosphere. ... Space Shuttle Columbia (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first spaceworthy space shuttle in NASAs orbital fleet. ... For further information about Columbias mission and crew, see STS-107. ... Paul S. Paco Lockhart, Colonel U.S.Air Force, (born 28 April 1956) is a former American astronaut and a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions. ... Richard Michael Mike Mullane is a retired USAF officer and a former NASA astronaut. ... John Daniel Danny Olivas (born May 25, 1965 in North Hollywood, California) is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. ... Space Shuttle Orbiter Atlantis (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-104) is one of the fleet of space shuttles belonging to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ... STS-117 is the current Space Shuttle mission being flown by Space Shuttle Atlantis, which launched from pad 39A of the Kennedy Space Center on June 8, 2007. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Wiley Hardeman Post (November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935) was the first pilot to fly solo around the world. ... For other uses, see Aviator (disambiguation). ... Edward Higgins White, II (Lt. ... Astronaut Bruce McCandless on an untethered EVA Extra-vehicular activity (EVA) is work done by an astronaut away from the Earth and outside of his or her spacecraft. ... Jeana Yeager (born May 18, 1952 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an aviator, most famous for flying with Dick Rutan on a non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world in the Voyager aircraft in 1986 from December 14 to December 23. ... Richard “Dick” Rutan (born July 1, 1938) is an aviator who is most famous for flying the Voyager aircraft around the world non-stop with the assistance of Jeana Yeager. ... Voyager returning from its flight The Scaled Composites Model 76 Voyager aircraft was the first to fly around the world without stopping or refueling. ... Anousheh Ansari (Persian: , born 12 September 1966) is the Iranian-American co-founder and chairman of Prodea Systems, Inc and a spaceflight participant with the Russian space program. ... Imam Reza Shrine Tomb of Nader Shah Afshar, a popular tourist attraction in Mashad. ...

Infamous Texans

Bonnie and Clyde clowning. ... It has been suggested that Safecatch be merged into this article or section. ... Sam Bass Sam Bass (21 July 1851–21 July 1878) was a nineteenth-century American train robber and western icon. ... Train robbery was a crime that occurred mainly in the middle-to-late 19th century. ... The cowboy, the quintessential symbol of the American Old West, circa 1887. ... Mark David Chapman (born May 10, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas) is the man who shot and killed musician John Lennon on December 8, 1980 in New York City. ... The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 as part of their first tour of the United States, promoting their first hit single there, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other senses of this word, see outlaw (disambiguation). ... Categories: Stock characters | Stub ... John Warnock Hinckley, Jr. ... Reagan redirects here. ... David Koresh (August 17, 1959 – April 19, 1993), (born Vernon Wayne Howell), was the leader of the Branch Davidians religious sect, believing himself to be the final prophet, until a 1993 raid by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and subsequent siege by the FBI ended... In Judaism, the Messiah (Hebrew: , Standard  Tiberian ; Aramaic: , ; Arabic: , ; the Anointed One) at first meant any person who was anointed with oil on rising to a certain position among the ancient Israelites, at first that of High priest, later that of King and also that of a prophet. ... The Branch Davidians are a religious sect which originated from a schism in 1955 from the Davidian Seventh Day Adventists, themselves former members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who were disfellowshipped during the 1930s. ... Bonnie and Clyde clowning. ... This article is about the serial killer Richard Ramírez. ... Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ... Jefferson Randolph (Soapy) Smith II (1860-July 8, 1898) was an American con artist and gangster who had a major hand in the organized criminal operations of Denver, Colorado, Creede, Colorado, and Skagway, Alaska from 1879 to 1898. ... “Round rock” redirects here. ... Nickname: Motto: Where the West Begins Location of Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tarrant, Denton Government  - Mayor Michael J. Moncrief Area  - City 298. ... Wood engraving from The National Police Gazette. ... Great Basin region, typical American West The Western United States has played a significant role in history and fiction. ... Rosie Lee Pearl Reed was born in 1868 in Rich Hill, Missouri and spent most of her life in Fort Smith, Arkansas as the owner of a bordello. ... A brothel, also known as a bordello or whorehouse, is an establishment specifically dedicated to prostitution, providing the prostitutes a place to meet and to have sex with the clients. ... Mary Elizabeth Libby Thompson (1855-1953) was a prostitute and dance hall girl who worked in Dodge City, Kansas and other frontier cattle towns during the 1870s. ... A brothel, also known as a bordello or whorehouse, is an establishment specifically dedicated to prostitution, providing the prostitutes a place to meet and to have sex with the clients. ... Charles Denton Watson (born December 2, 1945 in Dallas, Texas), also known as Tex Watson, is an American murderer and former member of the Charles Manson Family. He was convicted of the murders of the famed movie-star Sharon Tate, Steven Parent, Abigail Folger, Wojciech Frykowski, and Jay Sebring that... Charles Milles Manson (b. ... Born in Texas, Tom OFolliard (1858-1880) was the best friend of the famous outlaw William Bonney aka Billy the Kid. ...

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