03 mar 22 | women.born.today

Maria Claypoole Peale (22 mar 1787 – 27 mar 1866 | Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia PA) still-life / miniature portrait painter

Laura Jean Libbey (22 mar 1862 – 25 oct 1924 | Brooklyn NY – Brooklyn NY) prolific ‘dime’ romance novelist

Elsie Hart Wilcox (22 mar 1879 – 30 jun 1954 | Hanalei HI – Hawaii) community activist, first woman to serve in Territory of Hawaii senate

Jessie Sampter (22 mar 1883 – 25 nov 1938 | New York NY – Givat Brenner, Israel) Zionist poet, educator, pioneer

Isabella Selmus Ferguson Greenway King (22 mar 1886 – 18 dec 1953 | Boone County KY – Tucson AZ) politician, entrepreneur, innkeeper, first Arizona Congresswoman, small airlines owner / operator

Grace Longwell Coyle (22 mar 1892 – 08 mar 1962 | North Adams MA – Cleveland OH) author, educator, sociologist

Ruth Page (22 mar 1899 – 07 apr 1991 | Indianapolis IN – Chicago IL) dancer, choreographer, autobiographical author

Greta Kempton (22 mar 1901 – 10 dec 1991 | Vienna, Austria – New York NY) author, painter, memoirist, religious art restorer, White House portrait artist

Gabrielle Roy (22 mar 1909 – 13 jul 1983 | Saint Boniface, Manitoba – Quebec City, Quebec) author, teacher, autobiographer, born Marie-Rose-Emma-Gabrielle Carbotte

Agnes Bernice Martin (22 mar 1912 – 16 dec 2004 | Macklin, Saskatchewan – Taos NM) abstract expressionist painter

Florence M. Rice (22 mar 1919 – Buffalo NY) social activist, consumer educator, abortion rights advocate, aka The Ralph Nader of Harlem

Lilli Schwenk Hornig (22 mar 1921 – Aussig, Czechoslovakia) Czech-American author, feminist, translator, Manhattan Project member, founding director of HERS (Higher Education Resource Services)

Elaine Low Jack (22 mar 1928 – Cardston, Alberta) author, LDS women’s activist, former LDS Relief Society President

Vere Claiborne Chappell (22 mar 1930 – Rochester NY) author, metaphysics, early modern philosophy, history of philosophy, philosophy of mind / action specialist

Edith Grossman (22 mar 1936 – Philadelphia PA) author, Spanish-to-English literary translator

Carol Anshaw (22 mar 1946 – Grosse Point MI) teacher, painter, novelist, short story writer

Laurie Ellen Lennard David (22 mar 1958 – Long Island NY) author, cookbook writer, environmental activist, documentary filmmaker, former television producer

Laura Day (22 mar 1959 – New York NY) self-help author, intuitionist, financial advisor

Nicole Holofcener (22 mar 1960 – New York NY) tv / film director, screenwriter

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