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  • Bruce McGill
    Bruce Travis McGill (born July 11, 1950) is an American actor who has an extensive list of credits in film and television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Jack Dalton on the television series ...
  • A. R. "Babe" Schwartz
    A. R. "Babe" Schwartz (born July 17, 1926) is a former member of the Texas Legislature. He served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1955 to 1959 and the Texas Senate, District 17 from 1960 to ...
  • Everett Ewing Townsend (1871 - 1948)
    "Father of the Big Bend National Park" Everett Ewing Townsend, called the "father of the Big Bend National Park," was born on October 20, 1871, in Colorado County, the son of William Wallace and Marg...
  • Chuck Norris
    Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist and actor. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist and has since founde...
  • Lt. Col. William B. Travis (commander Alamo regulars) (1809 - 1836)
    William Barret Travis (August 9, 1809 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th century American lawyer and soldier. At the age of 26, he was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Texian Army, and commanded the Repub...

Texas is the second most populous and the second most extensive of the 50 United States, and the most extensive state of the 48 contiguous United States. The name, based on the Caddo word "Tejas" meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in East Texas.

Notable peoples from Texas

See: Texas Project Profiles.

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