07 jul 02

Ellen Liddy Watson (02 jul 1860 – 20 jul 1889 | Aran Lake, Ontario – Natrona County WY) folk figure, aka Cattle Kate, Ella Watson, Mrs James Averell, accused of cattle rustling, only woman lynched in WY

Grace Raymond Hebard (02 jul 1861 – 11 oct 1936 | Clinton IA – Laramie WY) author, historian, suffragist, pioneering scholar, political economist

Lucy Sprague Mitchell (02 jul 1878 – 15 oct 1967 | Chicago IL – New York NY) children’s book author, adult non-fiction author, autobiographical author, first female dean UCAL Berkeley, child development / education researcher, founded Bureau of Educational Experiments [became Bank Street College]

Corinne Douglas Robinson Alsop Cole (02 jul 1886 – 23 jun 1971 | Orange NJ – Avon CT) state politician, national political family member

Eleanor Burke Leacock (02 jul 1922 – 02 apr 1987 | Weehawken NJ – Honolulu HI) author, feminist, gender equality researcher, social / cultural anthropology theorist [obituary]

Janette Carter (02 jul 1923 – 22 jan 2006 | Maces Spring VA – Kingsport TN) autoharpist, memoirist, singer-songwriter, Appalachian music preservationist

Barbara G. Walker (02 jul 1930 – Philadelphia PA) author, feminist, knitting expert, neolithic matriarchal researcher

Rita Golden Gelman (02 jul 1937 – Bridgeport CT) children’s book author, adult travel writer

Joan Pauline Carter (02 jul 1943 – Pittsburgh PA) film co-producer, philanthropist, businesswoman

Harriet A. Hall (02 jul 1945 – Puyallup WA) aka SkepDoc, former family physician, alternative medicine skeptic / columnist

Linda Pearl Siegert Warren (02 jul 1945 – Brazos County TX) romance novelist

Luci Baines Johnson (02 jul 1947 – Washington DC) memoirist, cookbook author, political family member

Lee Maracle (02 jul 1950 – Vancouver, British Columbia) First Nations Coast Salish poet, fiction / nonfiction author

Anne Garrels (02 jul 1951 – Springfield MA) memoirist, broadcast journalist, war correspondent

Elisabeth Brooks (02 jul 1951 – 07 sep 1997 | Toronto, Ontario – Palm Springs CA) poet, writer, singer, actress, children’s playwright

Pat Ciarrocchi (02 jul 1952 –Philadelphia PA) pioneering news anchor, Philadelphia’s longest tenured female anchor

Kate Daniels (02 jul 1952 – Richmond VA) poet

Cynthia Kadohata (02 jul 1956 – Chicago IL) children’s / young adult novelist / short fiction writer

Virginia Marie [Ginny] Rometty (02 jul 1957 – Chicago IL) business executive, first woman CEO / President / Chairman of IBM

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