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  • William Clark Griggs (1932 - 2003)
    William Clark Griggs, historian, author, and founder of Southwest Museum Services, was born December 16, 1932, in Lubbock, Texas. He was the son of John Ernest and Thelma (Clark) Griggs. Griggs graduat...
  • Marshall Clinton Formby, Jr. (1911 - 1984)
    Marshall Clinton Formby, Jr., public official and writer, was born on April 12, 1911, near Como, Hopkins County, Texas, the son of Marshall Clinton and Rosa Mae Formby. When he was five years old his f...
  • Lauro Cavazos (1927 - 2022)
    Lauro Fred Cavazos Jr. (January 4, 1927 – March 15, 2022) was an American educator and politician. He served as the United States Secretary of Education, and was the first Hispanic to serve in the Un...
  • Richard E. Cavazos (1929 - 2017)
    Richard Edward Cavazos (January 31, 1929 – October 29, 2017) was a United States Army four-star general. He was a Korean War recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross as a first lieutenant and adv...
  • Dax S. Cowart (1947 - 2019)
    Dax S. Cowart, Texas trial lawyer and patient’s rights advocate, originally named Donald Herbert Cowart, was born to Thomas Ray Cowart and Ada Bernice (Triplett) Cowart on December 16, 1947, in Harling...


Texas Tech University, often referred to as Texas Tech, Tech, or TTU, is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas,and the flagship institution of the Texas Tech University System. Established on February 10, 1923, and originally known as Texas Technological College, it is the leading institution of the four-institution Texas Tech University System. The university's student enrollment is the sixth-largest in the state of Texas, as of the Fall 2014 semester. The university shares its campus with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, making it the only campus in Texas to house an undergraduate university, law school, and medical school at the same location.