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Old 05-14-2008, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Ath,GR
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Sam Houston & 9 others...

Due to my limited knowledge as a foreigner...

1. Sam Houston

2. D. Eisenhower

3.Bush family

4. H. Hughes.

5.Tommy Lee Jones

6. Janis Joplin

7.Stephen Austin

8. Michael Dell

9. The anonumous Texan juror

10. The anonymous Texan judge
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Old 05-14-2008, 04:56 PM
 
Location: Mesquite, TX
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The Bush Family? Is that a joke? They are all a bunch of New England yankees...

No LBJ, no Sam Rayburn, no John Nance Garner and no Jim Hogg...

your list is lacking...
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Old 05-14-2008, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Ath,GR
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The Bushes could be considered transplants who acquired the TX spirit...
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Old 05-14-2008, 05:33 PM
 
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What about Willie?
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Old 05-14-2008, 06:26 PM
 
Location: Ath,GR
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No offence but Rayburn,Garner,Hogg are not known internationally...

Who is that Willy ?
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Old 05-14-2008, 06:57 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Texas
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Sam Houston was born in VA but raised in TN and Stephen F. Austin was born in VA and raised in MO. They aren't Texans either.
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Old 05-14-2008, 07:02 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in Texas
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The Bush Family? Is that a joke? They are all a bunch of New England yankees...

No LBJ, no Sam Rayburn, no John Nance Garner and no Jim Hogg...

your list is lacking...
Sam Rayburn was born in Tennessee so that doesn't make him any more Texan than George W. Bush.
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Old 05-14-2008, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Ath,GR
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Transplants who write history in TX should be considered Texans...
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Old 05-14-2008, 07:04 PM
 
Location: lexington,kentucky
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No offence but Rayburn,Garner,Hogg are not known internationally...

Who is that Willy ?
i think he means willie nelson
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Old 05-14-2008, 07:15 PM
 
Location: Ath,GR
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For a Top 10,u are obliged to omit certain persons...
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