Past Recipients of the Texan of the Year Award

 

2018 – George Strait

2017 – Pike Powers

2016 – John Cornyn

2015 – Joe Straus

2014 – Wallace Jefferson

2013 – John Sharp

2012 – Ray Perryman

2011 – Ray Benson

2010 – Peter Holt

2009 – T. Boone Pickens

2008 – David Dewhurst

2007 – Rick Perry

2006 – Ed Whitacre, Jr.

2005 – Laura Bush

2004 – David Robinson

2003 – Karl Rove

2002 – George W. Bush

2001 – Red McCombs

2000 – Bill Archer

1999 – Max Sherman

1998 – George Christian

1997 – Kay Bailey Hutchison

1996 – Pete Laney

1995 – Bob Bullock

1994 – Herb Kelleher

1993 – Barbara Jordan

1992 – Robert S. Strauss

1991 – E (Kika) De la Garza

1990 – Barbara Bush

1989 – William P. Hobby

1988 – Phil Gramm

1987 – James A. Baker, III

1986 – John Traeger

1985 – John Tower

1984 – John Ben Shepperd

1983 – Lloyd Bentsen

1982 – George H.W. Bush

1981 – Anne Armstrong

1980 – Abner McCall

1979 – John B. Connally

1978 – George H. Mahon

1977 – Dolph Briscoe

1976 – Lady Bird Johnson

1975 – Leon Jaworski

1974 – Robert W. Calvert