06 jun 08

Mary Lucinda Bonney Rambaut (08 jun 1816 – 24 jul 1900 | Hamilton NY –  Hamilton NY) educator, women’s school founder, Native American rights advocate

Ida Saxton McKinley (08 jun 1847 – 26 may 1907 | Canton OH – Canton OH) bank teller, ‘secret’ epileptic, US Presidential First Lady

Audrey Marie Munson (08 jun 1891 – 20 feb 1996 | Rochester NY – Ogdensburg NY) artists’ model, silent film actress, aka The American Venus

Dorothy Deming (08 jun 1893 –08 jan 1972 | New York NY – Orange FL) nurse, novelist

Jessie Ravitch Bernard (08 jun 1903 – 06 oct 1996 | Minneapolis MN – Washington DC) author, feminist, theorist, sociologist, researcher

Marguerite Yourcenar (08 jun 1903 – 17 dec 1987 | Brussels, Belgium – Northeast Harbor ME) poet, novelist, essayist, née Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour

Grace Richardson Clements (08 jun 1908 – 10 jan 1969 | Oakland CA – Los Angeles CA) painter, art writer, art critic, mosaicist, journalist

Ruth Stone (08 jun 1915 – 19 nov 2011 | Roanoke VA – Ripton VT) poet, author, teacher

Sandra Warfield (08 jun 1921 – 29 jun 2009 | Kansas City MO – New York NY) operatic mezzo-soprano

Barbara Pierce Bush (08 jun 1925 – New York NY) memoirist, US First Lady, political family matriarch

Hannelore Baron (08 jun 1923 – 28 apr 1987 | Dillingen, Germany – New York NY) collage / assemblage artist

Lillian [Rosovsky] Ross (08 jun 1926 – Syracuse NY) author, essayist, biographer, journalist

Kate Gertrude Meredith Wilhelm (08 jun 1928 – Toledo OH) serial sci-fi / fantasy / mystery novelist

Joan Adams Mondale (08 jun 1930 – 03 feb 2014 | Eugene OR – Minneapolis MN) artist, author, arts activist, US Second Lady, aka Joan of Art

Carolyn Meyer (08 jun 1935 – Lewistown PA) historical young adult novelist

Barbara A. Robinson (08 jun 1938 – Alexandria City AL) novelist, politician, self-help author, autobiographer

Nancy Sinatra (08 jun 1940 – Jersey City NJ) singer, actress, biographer, memoirist

Paula Robison (08 jun 1941 – Nashville TN) flutist, music teacher, founding member Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Joyce Rupp (08 jun 1943 – Iowa US) poet, author, memoirist, religious sister, spiritual midwife, retreat / conference speaker, Institute of Compassionate Presence co-director

Donna Deitch (08 jun 1945 – San Francisco CA) tv / film director, documentary filmmaker

Judy Irving (08 jun 1946 – United States) documentary filmmaker

Sara Paretsky (08 jun 1947 – Ames IA) editor, novelist, mystery writer

Joan La Barbara (08 jun 1948 – Philadelphia PA) vocalist, composer, contemporary music vocal virtuoso, extended vocal technique innovator

Megan Marshall (08 jun 1954 – Oakland CA) author, scholar, biographer, essayist, book reviewer

Merian Soto (08 jun 1954 – Puerto Rico) choreographer, performance artist

Kathleen P. King (08 jun 1958 – Providence RI) author, academic, journal editor, adult education researcher

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