08 aug 29 | Women.Born.Today

Anna Ella Carroll (29 aug 1815 – 19 feb 1893 | Pocomoke City MD – Washington DC)  author, reporter, lobbyist, politician, pamphleteer, US Presidential consultant

Eliza Allen Starr (29 aug 1824 – 08 sep 1901 | Deerfield MA – Durand IL) poet, author, lecturer, illustrator, religious convert

Abigail [Abby] Jemima Hutchison Patton (29 aug 1829 – 24 nov 1892 | New York NY – Milford NH) hymnist, concert singer

Mary Garrett [Mollie] Hay (29 aug 1857 – 29 aug 1928 | Charlestown IN – New Rochelle NY) suffragist, speaker, women’s rights activist

Florine Stettheimer (29 aug 1871 – 11 may 1944 | Rochester NY – Manhattan NY) poet, painter, designer

Kristine Mann (29 aug 1873 – 12 nov 1945 | Orange NJ – Chicago IL) writer, editor, professor, women’s health activist, pioneer Jungian analytical psychologist

Elisabeth Antoinette Irwin (29 aug 1880 – 16 oct 1942 | Brooklyn NY – Manhattan NY) lesbian, educator, reformer, psychologist

Nora Laing (29 aug 1891 – 29 nov 1982 | Port Elizabeth, South Africa – Burbank CA) journalist, founding member Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Sylvia Fine Kaye (29 aug 1913 – 28 oct 1991 | Brooklyn NY – Manhattant NY) lyricist, composer, producer

Iris Apfel (29 aug 1921 – Astoria NY) author, fashion icon, interior designer, businesswoman

Reba Verne Churchill (29 aug 1923 – 29 apr 1985 | Chicago IL – Los Angeles CA) radio broadcaster, newspaper columnist, magazine editor

Janet Taylor Spence (29 aug 1923 – Toledo OH) author, psychologist, anxiety / gender studies researcher

Albertina Walker (29 aug 1929 – 08 oct 2010 | Chicago IL – Chicago IL) actress, gospel singer, producer, songwriter, humanitarian, aka Queen of Gospel Music

Lise Payette (29 aug 1931 – Verdun, Quebec) writer, politician, feminist, columnist

Ellen Ware Geer (29 aug 1941 – New York NY) actress, professor, screenwriter, film / theater director

Francine D. Blau (29 aug 1946 – New York NY) author, economist, economics professor

Mary Temple Grandin (29 aug 1947 – Boston MA) author, professor, autistic activist, animal behavior consultant

Beth Sullivan (29 aug 1949 – Burbank CA) tv / film writer / producer

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