accomplishments best known as America's second civilian astronaut,and the first manned flight test of the third generation United States spacecraft.
March 16, 1932 (age 87 years), Creston, IA
September 7, 1908 Place of birth: Lake Charles, LA Place of birth: Lake Charles, LA
accomplishments In 1953, he performed the first successful carotid endarterectomy as treatment for stroke
accomplishments 1962 Cooley founded the Texas Heart Institute at what was then St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital. and Cooley devised a method to reduce the amount of transfused blood needed when using a heart-lung machine.
Date of birth: August 22, 1920 Place of birth: Houston, TX
1918 - 1998
accomplishments the first woman to become a pediatric surgeon in the state of Texas,also became one of the first women to enter the department of surgery at Harvard. .
accomplishments age 27, Michael Dell was the youngest CEO ever to lead one of the 500..1965, in Houston, Texas, Michael Dell helped launch the personal computer revolution
Date of birth: February 23, 1965 (age 54 years) Place of birth: Houston, TX )
accomplishments He invented the "Sharp–Hughes" rotary tri-cone rock drill bit during the Texas Oil Boom