Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith (February 28, 1945 – August 3, 2011) was a professional football player who became an actor after his retirement from the sport. The first selection of the 1967 NFL Draft He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988.
Isaiah Quit Hurdle, African-American minister and public school educator was born in Greenville, Texas. Raised on a farm in Hunt County. I.Q. Hurdle was educated at the Center Point School of Hunt County. In 1906 he enrolled at Prairie View A&M University In 1920 Hurdle move to Austin, where he began a thirty-four-year career as a teacher and school administrator He was elected to a one-year term as president of the Colored Teachers State Association of Texas
Henry Bertram Pemberton, Sr was born Jan 20, 1867 near Marlin, Texas, the son of Charles, and Eliza Pemberton He was educated in the public schools of Texas and Louisiana.. In 1888 he received an AB degree from Wiley University, and an AM degree in.1892. On June 19, 1888 he was married to Norella Hawley.
PIERSON, Edward Donahue, publisher, teacher. Began as teacher in rural schools, 1892, continuing to 1896; later taught at Big Sandy, Gilmer, and Pittsburg, Texas; now teacher in Colored High School, Houston; treasurer and mgr. Western Star Pub. Co., Houston, since 1907; president Houston Negro Business League.
John Robert Edward Lee In 1904 he founded the National Association of Teachers in Colored Schools, of which he was president for the first five years. In 1966, NEA, the white teachers association, merged officially with the American Teachers Association, the historically Black teachers association originally founded as the National Association of Teachers in Colored Schools.
Robert L. Gregory, principal of Kirkpatrick Elementary School in Fort Worth. Robert L. Gregory, Jr., the association president, signed the dissolution papers for the Teachers' State Association of Texas on December 30, 1966