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The Greatest Texan Ever Is …

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Willie Nelson. Seriously, how is that even a question?
Shelli Conway, Grayson-Collin EC | Anna

Quanah Parker, who tried to do the best for his people in war and in peace.
Mike Denehy, Pedernales EC | Lago Vista

Lyndon B. Johnson, because he brought electricity to the rural Hill Country.
Aaron Denman, Trinity Valley EC | Kemp

George Strait.
Jackson Electric Cooperative | Via Facebook

U.S. Army Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez, who received a Medal of Honor for a series of daring and extremely valorous actions during the Vietnam War in 1968.
Matthew D. Konopa, Pedernales EC | Spring Branch

Alan Bean for representing NASA and the Lone Star State by walking on the moon.
Tommy Hoyler, United Cooperative Services | Hico

My great-great-grandfather Dillard Cooper. One of a few dozen survivors of the Goliad Massacre.
Cheryl Cooper Cotton | Via Facebook

Babe Didrikson Zaharias.
Cindy Austria, Pedernales EC | Austin

Sam Houston—some call him the Father of Texas.
Pat Morgan | Via Facebook

Audie Murphy.
Ron Beauvais, Tri-County EC and Wise EC | Keller

Lyndon Johnson, for his support of the rural electric cooperative movement, which changed all our lives for the good.
Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative | Via Facebook

Sam Houston, who led the fight for Texas independence and opposed our secession during the Civil War.
Tom Kirwin III, CoServ | McKinney

Mary Engel | Via Facebook

The Texan who believes Texas is the greatest ever.
Gary McCoy, Rusk County EC | Mount Enterprise

Audie Murphy.
Lydia Serna, Nueces EC | Robstown

Sam Houston. Although he was not born on Texas soil, he was a great statesman and leader who played an important role in the Texas Revolution. He served as the first president of the Republic of Texas.
Carol Koehne, Bluebonnet EC | Brenham

Stephen F. Austin.
Gina Schulte Halle | Via Facebook

One who exudes hospitality, kindness and love.
Shannon Rivera, Hamilton County EC | Copperas Cove

Dwight Eisenhower.
Patsy Hoffpauir, Bandera EC | Comfort

Ima Hogg.
Richard Moczygemba, Bartlett EC | Ding Dong

Either Lyle Lovett or Molly Ivins.
Cranz Nichols, Pedernales EC | Lake Buchanan

The person who still recites the Texas state pledge.
Amy Gonzalez, Magic Valley EC | Edinburg

The gentleman from Cincinnati who motivated the citizens of his town to donate enough money to have the foundry of Greenwood and Webb to cast two 6-pound cannons in 1836, ship them down the Mississippi River then on to San Jacinto just in time for Sam Houston to attack the opposing forces. These two cannons were later called the Twin Sisters.
Conrad Conrad, San Patricio EC | Lagarto

Pecos Bill. He is the biggest and best, just like Texas.
Terry Proffer, Wood County EC | Yantis

Darrell Royal.
Linda Chudej, Sam Houston EC | Lufkin

The Texan who puts other Texans first.
Leslie Sibley, South Plains EC | Lubbock

Anyone who lost their life, or even risked their life, to create the nation of Texas.
Tom Payne, Pedernales EC | Oak Hill

Nolan Ryan. Enough said.
Erin Erdil, San Bernard EC | New Ulm

Sam Houston.
Linda Kaye Yeary, Jasper-Newton EC | Jasper

President Dwight David Eisenhower.
Don F. Davison, Central Texas EC | Fredericksburg

Big Tex from the State Fair of Texas.
Sherry Husband, Trinity Valley EC | Kaufman

Chuck Norris.
Terry Daniels, Guadalupe Valley EC | Marion