07 jul 06

Louisa Caroline Huggins Tuthill (06 jul 1799 – 01 jun 1879 | New Haven CT – Princeton NJ) architectural historian, juvenile fiction / women’s domestic author

Sophia Willard Dana Ripley (06 jul 1803 – 04 feb 1861 | Cambridge MA – Cambridge MA) Transcendentalist, Roman Catholic convert, co-founded Utopian community Brook Farm

Angela Peralta (06 jul 1845 – 30 aug 1883 | Mexico City, Mexico – Mazatlan, Mexico) operatic soprano, aka The Mexican Nightingale

Ellen Martin Henrotin (06 jul 1847 – 29 jul 1922 | Portland ME – Cherry Plain NY) philanthropist, woman’s club leader, labor / social reformer

Katherine Augusta Wescott Tingley (06 jul 1847 – 11 jul 1929 | Newbury MA – Visingsö, Sweden) author, educator, social worker, prominent Theosophist, spiritual community founder / leader

Viola Irene Desmond (06 jul 1914 – 07 feb 1965 | Halifax, Nova Scotia – New York NY) beautician, businesswoman, civil rights activist / antisegregationist,  granted first free posthumous pardon by Canadian goverment, first woman to be featured on Canadian bank note (2016)

Mary Boyce Temple (06 jul 1856 – 16 may 1929 | Knoxville TN – Knoxville TN) socialite, biographer, philanthropist, first president of the Ossoli Circle

Mignon G. Eberhart (06 jul 1899 – 08 oct 1996 | Lincoln NE – Greenwich CT) mystery novelist

Frederica Alexandrina Sagor Maas (06 jul 1900 – 05 jan 2012 | New York NY – La Mesa CA) author, dramtist, memoirist, playwright, screenwriter, lived 111 years 183 days

Dorothy Kirsten (06 jul 1910 – 18 nov 1982| Montclair NJ – Los Angeles CA ) operatic lirico spinto soprano, autobiographical author

Georgeanna Seegar Jones (06 jul 1912 – 26 mar 2005 | Baltimore MD – Portsmouth VA) author, medical researcher, in-vitro-fertilization pioneer [in partnership with husband Howard W Jones]

Mary Alexander [Molly] Yard (06 jul 1912 – 21 sep 2005 | Chengdu, China – Pittsburgh PA) feminist, social activist, assistant to Eleanor Roosevelt, president of NOW (National Organization of Women)

Eleanor Clark Warren (06 jul 1913 – 16 feb 1996 | Los Angeles CA – Boston MA) author, novelist

Elise M. Boulding (06 jul 1920 – 24 jun 2010 | Oslo, Norway – Needham MA) author, academic, Quaker, sociologist, peace / conflict studies innovator, women’s / family peace advocate

Nancy Regan (06 jul 1921 – 06 mar 2016 | New York NY – Los Angeles CA) author, memoirist, former actress, former First Lady of California, former US First Lady, née Anne Frances Robbins

Carilda Oliver Labra (06 jul 1922 – Matanzas, Cuba) poet, author, artist, painter, sculptor

Dorothy E. Smith (06 jul 1926 – Northallerton, England) author, sociologist, founded sub-disciplines of feminist Standpoint theory / institutional ethnography

Kate Coscarelli (06 jul 1927 – 25 aug 1999 | St Louis MO – Century City CA) novelist, motion picture production designer, née Shirley Mae Tyer

Janet Leigh (06 jul 1927 – 03 oct 2004 | Merced CA – Los Angeles CA) actress, author, memoirist, autobiographical author, born Jeanette Helen Morrison

Gloria Joan Skurzynski (06 jul 1930 – Duquesne PA) young adult fiction / nonfiction author

Lois Ann Fairley (06 jul 1931 – 19 jul 2007 | Toronto, Ontario – Windsor, Ontario) nurse, labor leader, patient care advocate, community service activist

Deborah Turbeville (06 jul 1932 – 24 oct 2013 | Stoneham MA – New York NY) author, fashion photographer, aka The Anti-Helmut Newton

Deborah Cook (06 jul 1938 – Philadelphia PA) operatic coloratura soprano

Rita M. Gross (06 jul 1943 – 11 nov 2015 | Rhinelander WI – Eau Claire WI) author, Buddhist, feminist, theologian, professor of comparative studies in religion

Maureen Owen (06 jul 1943 – Graceville MN) poet, editor, biographer

Barbara Brackman (06 jul 1945 – United States) author, quilt historian / researcher

Shelley Marie Hack (06 jul 1947 – White Plains NY) model, actress, producer, media / political advisor

Lynda Suzanne Robinson (06 jul 1951 – Amarillo TX) romance / mystery novelist

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