06 jun 26

Sarah Pierce (26 jun 1767 – 19 jan 1852 | Litchfield CT – Litchfield CT) educator, girls’ school founder, women’s education advocate

Frances [Fanny] Flora Bond Palmer (26 jun 1812 – 20 aug 1876 | Leicester, England – Brooklyn NY) self-taught artist / lithographer, uncredited Currier & Ives artist / printmaker

Loreta Janeta Velazquez (26 jun 1842 – 1902 | Havana, Cuba – unknown) memoirist, Civil War Confederate spy / soldier, aka Lieutenant Harry Buford

Pearl S. Buck (26 jun 1892 – 06 mar 1973 | Hillsboro WV – Danby VT) author, novelist, teacher, humanitarian, philanthropist

Dorothy Violet Snell Fuldheim (26 jun 1893 – 03 nov 1989 | Passaic NJ – Cleveland OH) news anchor, interviewer, broadcast journalist

Gladys Hasty Carroll (26 jun 1904 – 01 apr 1999 | Rochester NH – York ME) adult / children’s fiction / non-fiction author

Marian Mildred Dale Scott (26 jun 1906 – 28 nov 1993 | Montreal, Quebec – Montreal, Quebec) experimental abstract visual artist

Virginia Irwin (26 jun 1908 – 19 aug 1980 | Missouri US – Webb City MO) journalist, war correspondent

Gertrude Crampton (26 jun 1909 – 25 jun 1996 | New York NY –  Green Valley AZ) teacher, children’s book author

Margaret Isabel Dunning (26 jun 1910 – 17 may 2015 | Redford MI – Santa Barbara CA) philanthropist, museum benefactor, auto restoration enthusiast, WWII Red Cross truck driver volunteer

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