04 apr 27

Mary Upton Ferrin (27 apr 1810 – 11 apr 1881 | South Danvers MA – Marblehead MA) pioneering suffragist, pamphleteer, public speaker

Mary Elizabeth Croghan Schenley (27 apr 1826 – 01 nov 1903 | Louisville KY – London UK) heiress, Pittsburgh philanthropist, romantic scandal heroine

Alice Morse Earle (27 apr 1851 – 16 feb 1911) author, historian

Alice Sarah Tyler (27 apr 1859 – 18 apr 1944 | Decatur IL – Decatur IL) editor, author, librarian, library activist

Mary Elliott Flanery (27 apr 1867 – 19 jul 1933 | Carter County KY – Cattlettsburg KY) suffragist, politician, journalist, columnist, social reformer, Daughters of Confederacy co-founder, women’s rights activist, first female elected to KY General Assembly and State legislature south of Mason–Dixon line

Jesse Redmon Fauset (27 apr 1882 – 30 apr 1961 | Fredericksville PA – Philadelphia PA) poet, editor, novelist, essayist, educator

Florence La Badie (27 apr 1888 – 13 oct 1917 | unknown – Ossining NY) adopted, silent film actress, WWI peace activist

Alice Allison Dunnigan (27 apr 1906 – 06 may 1983 | Russellville KY – Washington DC) journalist, civil rights activist, autobiographical author, first female African-American credentialed White House correspondent, first black female member of US Senate / House of Representatives press galleries

Mary Meigs (27 apr 1917 – 15 nov 2002 | Philadelphia PA – Montreal, Quebec) author, painter, lesbian, senior / lesbian / feminist activist, feminist artist fund administrator

Betty Mae Tiger Jumper (27 apr 1923 – 14 jan 2011 | Indiantown FL – Hollywood Seminole Indian Reservation FL) chief, editor, nurse, memoirist, aka Potackee

Coretta Scott King (27 apr 1927 – 30 jan 2006 | Heiberger AL – Rosarito Beach, Mexico) author, activist, memoirist, civil rights leader

Jean Valentine (27 apr 1934 – Chicago IL) poet, New York State Poet Laureate (2008-2010)

Jane L. Calvin (27 apr 1938 – Chicago IL) artist, art dealer, assemblagist, photographer

Ruth Price (27 apr 1938 – Phoenixville PA) jazz singer, Jazz Bakery owner, ethnomusicology professor

Judith Blau (27 apr 1942 – US) editor, author, educator, sociologist, professor emerita

Ruth Burtnik Glick (27 apr 1942 – Lexington KY) cookbook author, young adult / romance novelist, aka Amanda Lee, Samantha Chase, Rebecca York, Alexis Hill, Alexis Hill Jordan, Tess Marlowe

Lois Thompson Bartholomew (27 apr 1947 – Payson UT) young adult adventure novelist, short story / magazine writer

Ingrid Croce (27 apr 1947 – South Philadelphia PA) restaurateur, cookbook author, singer-songwriter

Arielle Laure Maxime Sonnery Dombasle (27 apr 1952 – Hartford CT) French-American model, singer, actress, film director, screenwriter

Alicia C. Shepard (27 apr 1953 – Boston MA) author, journalist, media writer, Woodward / Bernstein expert

Shahrazad Ali (27 apr 1954 – Atlanta GA) author, adoptive mother, controversial writer

Lisa Seidman (27 apr 1957 – Massapequa NY) tv screenwriter

Pamela Dorothy [Pam] Iorio (27 apr 1959 – Waterville ME) author, politician, Tampa FL Mayor

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