Dallas History

My Top 5: Virginia McAlester

The preservationist and author weighs in on her all-time favorite Dallasites.

  1. Everette Lee DeGolyer (1886–1956)
    Oilman, philanthropist
  2. Dr. Mamie McKnight (1939–present)
    Educator, founder of Black Dallas Remembered
  3. Weiming Lu (1930–present)
    Creator of Dallas Arts District
  4. Louise Raggio (1919–2011)
    First female prosecutor in Dallas County
  5. Hatton W. Sumners (1875–1962)
    Congressman, chairman of House Judiciary Committee

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