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Texas Hometown Heroes

Name Hometown Name Hometown
Janis Joplin Port Arthur Steve Martin Waco
Tommy Lee Jones San Saba Kenneth Starr Vernon
Joan Crawford San Antonio Howard Hughes Houston
Holly Golightly Tulip Dwight D. Eisenhower Denison
Don Henley Lindon Buddy Holly Lubbock
Dan Rather Wharton Barry White Galveston
F. Murry Abraham El Paso Roy Orbison Wink
Mary Martin Weatherford Van Cliburn Fort Worth
Willie Nelson Abbott Farah Fawcett Houston
Tommy Tune Wichita Fallas Larry McMurtry
Archer City
Dan Blocker O'Donnell John Nance Garner (Thirty-Second Vice President of the United States, Under FDR) Detroit
Jayne Mansfield San Antonio Waylon Jennings Littlefield
Nolan Ryan Alvin George Jones Saratoga
Dennis Quaid Houston Jerry Hall Mesquite
Larry Hagman Fort Worth Carol Burnett San Antonio
Scott Joplin Linden Roger Miller Fort Worth
Lyle Lovett Klein Bonnie Parker Rowena
Clyde Barrow Telico George Foreman Marshal
Rex Reed Fort Worth Syd Charisse Amarillo
Debbie Reynolds El Paso Alvin Ailey Rogers
Aaron Spelling Dallas Johnny Mathis Gilmer
Gene Autry Tioga Fess Parker Fort Worth
Ernie Banks Dallas Sam Donaldson El Paso
Robbie Van Winkle
(Vanilla Ice)
Carrollton Max Stalling Crystal City
Ace Ried
(Cowboy Cartoonist)
Electra Jaclyn Smith Houston
Lisa Hartman Black Houston Gary Busey Goose Creek (which is now Baytown) 
Clay Walker Beaumont Walter Cronkite Houston
Freddy Fender San Benito Wendy Simmons Weatherford
Nora Jones Dallas Tracy Byrd Beaumont
Sharon Tate Dallas Jimmy Dean Plainview
Joe Don Baker Groesbeck    

This list was inspired by a similar list in Kinky Friedman's book "Guide to Texas Etiquette, or How to Get to Heaven or Hell Without Going Through Dallas-Fort Worth"

If ya find anymore, or know of them, let me know and I'll add them to the list.

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