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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
Dec. at 46 (1917-1963)

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

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

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

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Greer Garson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. at 65 (1908-1973)

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

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

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

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Samuel Gompers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. at 56 (1924-1980)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Kalpana Chawla is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. at 42 (1961-2003)

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Pola Negri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
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
Dec. at 61 (1943-2004)

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Sam Houston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. at 57 (1944-2001)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. at 42 (1853-1895)

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

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Lily Pons is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 47 (1959-2006)

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Charles Gordone is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. at 81 (1925-2006)

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Bobby Bragan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 76 (1919-1995)

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

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

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Harvey Martin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Texas
Dec. 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
Dec. at 33 (1960-1993)