07 jul 14

Amanda Minnie Douglas (14 jul 1831 – 18 jul 1916 | New York NY – Newark NJ) author, storyteller, short fiction writer, children’s serial novelist

Florence Bascom (14 jul 1862 – 18 jun 1945 | Williamstown MA – Williamstown MA) geologist, essayist, petrography expert innovator, first woman hired by United States Geological Survey

Gertrude Buck (14 jul 1871 – 08 jan 1922 | Kalamazoo MI – Poughkeepsie NY) poet, playwright, essayist, professor, textbook author, Christian Scientist [obituary]

Ruth Reeves (14 jul 1892 – 23 dec 1966 | Redlands CA – New Delhi, India) artist, painter, Fulbright Scholar, textile expert / designer / researcher, co-developed US Federal Art Projects Index of American Design

Helen Cohn Schucman (14 jul 1909 – 09 feb 1981 | New York NY – New York NY) spiritual scribe, clinical / research psychologist

Anna Balakian (14 jul 1915 – 12 aug 1997 | Constantinople, Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey) – New York NY) author, literary critic, NY Times book review editor, symbolism / surrealism authority

Muriel Sophronia Sutherland Snowden (14 jul 1916 – 30 sep 1988 | Glen Ridge NJ – Boston MA) community activist, co-founder / director Freedom House

Frances Lear (14 jul 1923 – 30 sep 1996 | Hudson NY – New York NY) writer, activist, magazine publisher

Doreen Hume (14 jul 1926 – Sault Ste Marie, Ontario) soprano soloist, voice teacher / professor, née Edith Doreen Hulme

Polly Bergen (14 jul 1930 – 20 sep 2014 | Knoxville TN – Southbury CT) author, actress, tv host, entrepreneur, née Nellie Paulina Burgin

Pema Chodron (14 jul 1936 – New York NY) author, teacher, lecturer, ordained Buddhist nun, née Deirdre Blomfield-Brown

Mary L. Jones Gant (14 jul 1936 – Kansas City MO) politician, first woman elected to Missouri Senate

Virginia Joan Bennett Kennedy (14 jul 1936 –  New York NY – ) author, musician, socialite, political family member

Gloria Rose [Barbara] Turner (14 jul 1936 – 05 apr 2016 | New York NY –  Los Angeles CA) actress, screenwriter

Diana Lindsay (14 jul 1944 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) author, publisher, photographer, founder / president of Sunbelt Publications

Lynn Zimring Loring (14 jul 1944 – New York NY) actress, tv / film producer

Kathleen Kelly Martin (14 jul 1947 – California US) romance novelist, pen names Kat Martin, Kathy Lawrence, Kasey Marx

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