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List of famous people who died in Austin, with photos when available. These notable Austin deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Austin, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Austin listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Austin has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

This list has a variety of people, like William Niven and Alan Pappe, in it.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Austin?" and "Which celebrities died in Austin?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Austin includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Walter Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Walter Jenkins Died at 67 (1918-1985)

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Ann Richards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Ann Richards Died at 73 (1933-2006)

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Robert Noyce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Robert Noyce Died at 63 (1927-1990)

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Barbara Jordan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Barbara Jordan Died at 60 (1936-1996)

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Bobby Duncum, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Bobby Duncum, Jr. Died at 35 (1965-2000)

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Madalyn Murray O'Hair is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Madalyn Murray O'Hair Died at 76 (1919-1995)

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Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Dennis Johnson Died at 53 (1954-2007)

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Larry Hovis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Larry Hovis Died at 67 (1936-2003)

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Buddy Miles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Buddy Miles Died at 61 (1947-2008)

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Zachary Scott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Zachary Scott Died at 51 (1914-1965)

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Charles Whitman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Charles Whitman Died at 25 (1941-1966)

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Dick Lane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Dick Lane Died at 75 (1927-2002)

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Liz Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Liz Carpenter Died at 90 (1920-2010)

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Willis Adcock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Willis Adcock Died at 81 (1922-2003)

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Robert Lee Moore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Robert Lee Moore Died at 92 (1882-1974)

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Molly Ivins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Molly Ivins Died at 63 (1944-2007)

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Waggoner Carr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Waggoner Carr Died at 86 (1918-2004)

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Pinetop Perkins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Pinetop Perkins Died at 98 (1913-2011)

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J. J. Pickle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
J. J. Pickle Died at 92 (1913-2005)

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Charles Alan Wright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Charles Alan Wright Died at 73 (1927-2000)

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Barbette is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Barbette Died at 75 (1898-1973)

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Clifford Antone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Clifford Antone Died at 57 (1949-2006)

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William Stewart Simkins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
William Stewart Simkins Died at 87 (1842-1929)

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Ralph Yarborough is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Ralph Yarborough Died at 93 (1903-1996)

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Bob Bullock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Bob Bullock Died at 70 (1929-1999)

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James A. Michener is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
James A. Michener Died at 90 (1907-1997)

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Stark Young is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Stark Young Died at 82 (1881-1963)

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Harry Vandiver is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Harry Vandiver Died at 91 (1882-1973)

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Leonard Gillman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Leonard Gillman Died at 92 (1917-2009)

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Duncan McNaughton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Duncan McNaughton Died at 88 (1910-1998)

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Jack Edgar Myers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Jack Edgar Myers Died at 93 (1913-2006)

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Elisabet Ney is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Elisabet Ney Died at 74 (1833-1907)

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Steven Derounian is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Steven Derounian Died at 89 (1918-2007)

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Elspeth Rostow is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Elspeth Rostow Died at 90 (1917-2007)

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Lou Perryman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Lou Perryman Died at 68 (1941-2009)

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Charles Moore is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Charles Moore Died at 68 (1925-1993)

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Walt Whitman Rostow is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Walt Whitman Rostow Died at 87 (1916-2003)

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Bryce DeWitt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Bryce DeWitt Died at 81 (1923-2004)

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Edmund J. Davis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Edmund J. Davis Died at 56 (1827-1883)

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Jennifer Gale is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Jennifer Gale Died at 48 (1960-2008)

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Allan Shivers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Allan Shivers Died at 78 (1907-1985)

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Miriam A. Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Miriam A. Ferguson Died at 86 (1875-1961)

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James E. Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
James E. Ferguson Died at 73 (1871-1944)

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Raja Rao is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Raja Rao Died at 98 (1908-2006)

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Tex Coulter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Tex Coulter Died at 83 (1924-2007)

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Ralph Asher Alpher is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Ralph Asher Alpher Died at 86 (1921-2007)

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R. H. Bing is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
R. H. Bing Died at 72 (1914-1986)

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Walter Prescott Webb is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Walter Prescott Webb Died at 75 (1888-1963)

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Dan Moody is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Dan Moody Died at 73 (1893-1966)

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Abraham Kazen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Austin, Texas
Abraham Kazen Died at 70 (1917-1987)