Famous Texas Women

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Edna Gladney (1886–1961), founder of "The Edna Gladney Home" for orphaned children

Bette Nesmith Graham (1924–1980), inventor of Liquid Paper

Ima Hogg (1882–1975), philanthropist

Lady Bird Johnson (b. 1912), former first lady (married to President Lyndon B. Johnson)

Jane Herbert Wilkinson Long (1798–1880), considered to be "the Mother of Texas"

Cynthia Ann Parker (1826–1870), kidnapped in 1836 and raised by Comanche Indians. Mother to Quanah Parker, the last Comanche Chief

Emily West Morgan (1815?–18??), an indentured servant know as "The Yellow Rose of Texas" who, legend has it, helped win the Texas war of independence from Mexico