04 apr 21 | women.born.today

Abigail [Abby] Williams May (21 apr 1829 – 30 nov 1888 | Boston MA – Boston MA) physician, social reformer, abolition / women’s / education activist, New England School Suffrage leader

Charlotte Emerson Brown (21 apr 1838 – 04 feb 1895 | Andover MA – East Orange NJ) clubwoman, co-founder / first president General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC)

Cora Lodencia Veronica Scott Richmond (21 apr 1840 – 03 jan 1923 | Cuba NY – Chicago IL) author, medium, Spiritualist, trance lecturer, co-founded National Spiritualist Association of Churches

Belle Case La Follette (21 apr 1859 – 18 aug 1831 | Summit WI – Washington DC) author, attorney, suffragist, peace movement activist

Georgia Elma Harkness (21 apr 1891 – 21 aug 1974 | Harkness NY – Claremont CA) author, professor, Methodist theologian, ministry of arts / poetry advocate

Geraldine Pratt May (21 apr 1895 – 02 nov 1997 | Albany NY – Menlo Park CA) social worker, first WAF director, first female Air Force full colonel

Anneliese Gutkind Bulling (21 apr 1900 – 09 feb 2004 | Ellwürden, Germany – Philadelphia PA) German-American author, art historian, Chinese art / architecture specialist

Sanora Babb (21 apr 1907 – 31 dec 2005 | Red Rock OK – Hollywood Hills CA) poet, novelist, literary editor

Dorothy Dodds Baker (21 apr 1907 – 17 jun 1968 | Missoula MT – Terra Bella CA) novelist, playwright, scriptwriter

Eve Cohen Arnold (21 apr 1912 – 04 jan 2012 | Philadelphia PA – London UK) author, photographer, photojournalist

Marion Jessie Mainwaring (21 apr 1922 – 12 dec 2015 | Massachusetts – Framingham MA) critic, author, translator

Aileen Mehle (21 apr 1927 – 11 nov 2016 | El Paso TX – New York NY) columnist, aka Suzy Knickerbocker

Elaine Iva Berlin May (21 apr 1932 – Philadelphia PA) actress, comedian, film director, screenwriter

Helen Prejean (21 apr 1939 – Baton Rouge LA) author, social activist, Catholic religious sister, capital punishment opponent

Barbara Lynne Tidswell Park (21 apr 1947 – 15 nov 2013 | Mount Holly Township NJ – Scottsdale AZ) children’s book author

Jeannette Walls (21 apr 1960 – Phoenix AZ) novelist, journalist, gossip columnist

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