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List of famous people who died in Texas, with photos when available. These notable Texas 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 Texas, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Texas listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Texas has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List ranges from Huey Long to Bob Bullock, plus much more.

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

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

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John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
John F. Kennedy Died at 46 (1917-1963)

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Christopher Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Christopher Hitchens Died at 62 (1949-2011)

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Dixie Carter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dixie Carter Died at 71 (1939-2010)

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Dean Corll is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dean Corll Died at 34 (1939-1973)

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Greer Garson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Greer Garson Died at 92 (1904-1996)

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Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Lyndon B. Johnson Died at 65 (1908-1973)

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Walter Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Walter Jenkins Died at 67 (1918-1985)

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Jeanette MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Jeanette MacDonald Died at 62 (1903-1965)

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Ann Richards is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Ann Richards Died at 73 (1933-2006)

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Samuel Gompers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Samuel Gompers Died at 74 (1850-1924)

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Bette Nesmith Graham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Bette Nesmith Graham Died at 56 (1924-1980)

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Frank Reaugh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Frank Reaugh Died at 85 (1860-1945)

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Selena is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Selena Died at 24 (1971-1995)

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Davy Crockett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Davy Crockett Died at 50 (1786-1836)

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Mickey Mantle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Mickey Mantle Died at 64 (1931-1995)

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Gail Borden is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Gail Borden Died at 73 (1801-1874)

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Robert Noyce is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Robert Noyce Died at 63 (1927-1990)

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Ben Hogan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Ben Hogan Died at 85 (1912-1997)

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Chloe Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Chloe Jones Died at 30 (1975-2005)

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Kalpana Chawla is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Kalpana Chawla Died at 41 (1962-2003)

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William C. McCool is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
William C. McCool Died at 42 (1961-2003)

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Pola Negri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Pola Negri Died at 90 (1897-1987)

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Terry Knight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Terry Knight Died at 61 (1943-2004)

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Sam Houston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Sam Houston Died at 70 (1793-1863)

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David M. Walker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
David M. Walker Died at 57 (1944-2001)

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Ilan Ramon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Ilan Ramon Died at 49 (1954-2003)

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Barbara Jordan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Barbara Jordan Died at 60 (1936-1996)

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Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Roger Maris Died at 51 (1934-1985)

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Sherman Hemsley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Sherman Hemsley Died at 74 (1938-2012)

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Laurel Clark is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Laurel Clark Died at 42 (1961-2003)

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Howard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Howard Hughes Died at 71 (1905-1976)

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Ward Bond is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Ward Bond Died at 57 (1903-1960)

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Bob Wills is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Bob Wills Died at 70 (1905-1975)

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Andy Irons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Andy Irons Died at 32 (1978-2010)

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Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Tris Speaker Died at 70 (1888-1958)

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John Wesley Hardin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
John Wesley Hardin Died at 42 (1853-1895)

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Freddy Fender is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Freddy Fender Died at 69 (1937-2006)

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Lily Pons is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Lily Pons Died at 78 (1898-1976)

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Bobby Duncum, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Bobby Duncum, Jr. Died at 35 (1965-2000)

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Babe Didrikson Zaharias is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Died at 45 (1911-1956)

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Ángel Maturino Reséndiz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Ángel Maturino Reséndiz Died at 47 (1959-2006)

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Charles Gordone is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Charles Gordone Died at 70 (1925-1995)

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Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez Died at 81 (1925-2006)

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Bobby Bragan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Bobby Bragan Died at 93 (1917-2010)

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H. L. Hunt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
H. L. Hunt Died at 85 (1889-1974)

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Madalyn Murray O'Hair is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Madalyn Murray O'Hair Died at 76 (1919-1995)

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Robert Mosbacher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Robert Mosbacher Died at 83 (1927-2010)

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Lance Cade is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Lance Cade Died at 29 (1981-2010)

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Harvey Martin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Harvey Martin Died at 51 (1950-2001)

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Kerry Von Erich is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Kerry Von Erich Died at 33 (1960-1993)