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US President

George H.W. Bush (b. 1924), 41st President of the United States(born in Milton, MA)

George W. Bush (b. 1946), 43rd President of the United States, Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000(born in New Haven, CT)

Dwight Eisenhower (1890–1969), 34th President of the United States (born in Denison, but raised in Kansas)

Lyndon B. Johnson (1908–1973), 36th President of the United States

Public Office

Jeb Bush (b. 1953), Governor of Florida, raised in Midland and Houston

Edward Burleson (1798–1851), Texas soldier, general, and statesman

Lauro Cavazos (b. 1927), U.S. Secretary of Education, first Hispanic U.S. Cabinet officer

Henry Cisneros (b. 1947), Former Mayor of San Antonio and United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Tom C. Clark (1899–1977), United States Attorney General and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

John Connally (1917–1993), Secretary of the Navy, Governor of Texas, United States Secretary of the Treasury

Miriam "Ma" Ferguson (1875–1961), first female governor of Texas

Jim Hogg (1851–1906), first native Texan to become Governor of Texas

Public Office-Cont.
Kay Bailey Hutchison (b. 1943), first woman U.S. senator from Texas

Barbara Jordan (1936–1996), congresswoman, United States House of Representatives

Sandra Day O'Connor (b. 1930), First woman Justice of the Supreme Court

W. Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel (1890–1969), former governor of Texas and United States Senator

Bill Owens (b. 1950), Current Governor of Colorado.

Rick Perry (b. 1950), Governor of Texas

Sam Rayburn (1882–1961), United States Congressman and Speaker of the House of Representatives

Ann Richards (1933–2006), former governor of Texas

Jim Wright (b. 1922), United States Congressman and Speaker of the House of Representatives