04 apr 22 | women.born.today

Olive Logan (22 apr 1839 – 27 apr 1909 | Elmira NY – Banstead UK) author, actress, lecturer, suffragist

Ursula Newell Gestefeld (22 apr 1845 – 22 oct 1921 | Augusta ME – Chicago IL) Christian Scientist, New Thought author, women’s press founder

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (22 apr 1873 – 21 nov 1945 | Richmond VA – Richmond VA) poet, novelist, short story writer, Pulitzer Prize laureate, autobiographical author

Laura Gilpin (22 apr 1891 – 30 nov 1979 | Austin Bluffs CO – Santa Fe NM) Pictorialist, photographer, focused on Native American images

Vera Huppe Maxwell (22 apr 1901 – 15 jan 1995 | New York NY – ) Swiss-American fashion designer

Dorothy Lehman Berhard (22 apr 1903 – 06 mar 1969 | New York NY – New York NY) civic leader, foster parent, philanthropist, child welfare activist, patron of arts

Ruby Altizer Roberts (22 apr 1907 – 24 may 2004 | Alum Ridge VA – Christiansburg VA) editor, memoirist, publisher, children’s book author, first / only female Poet Laureate of Virginia

Ernestine Story Carr (22 apr 1920 – 06 oct 2013 | Wylie TX – Austin TX) artist, teacher, gardener, birdwatcher, watercolorist, political family member

Paula Fox (22 apr 1923 – New York NY) memoirist, children’s / adult novelist

Sylvia Lewis (22 apr 1931 – York PA) actress, dancer, choreographer

Ruth Burnett Love-Holloway (22 apr 1932 – Lawton OK) author, educator, education administrator, first African-American female superintendent Chicago Public Schools

Beverly Johnson (22 apr 1942 – 03 apr 1994 | Annapolis MD – Ruby Mountains NV) rock climber, adventurer, documentary filmmaker

Eileen Christelow (22 apr 1943 – Washington DC) photographer, graphic designer, children’s book author / illustrator

Janet Schneider Evanovich (22 apr 1943 – South River NJ) mystery / romance novelist, aka Steffie Hall

Louise Elisabeth Gluck (22 apr 1943 – New York NY) poet

April Ulring Larson (22 apr 1950 – Decorah IA) pastor, first elected female Bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church in American (ELCA)

Kathryn Ellen Lilley (22 apr 1956 – Washington DC) former broadcast journalist, contract Nancy Drew mystery writer, aka Carolyn Keene

Susan Meier (22 apr 1956 – Pennsylvania US) romance novelist, workshop speaker

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