10 oct 05

Rebecca Mann Pennell Dean (05 oct 1821 – 05 mar 1890 | US – New York NY) artist, professor, Antioch College co-founder

Belle Linder Moskowitz (05 oct 1877 – 02 jan 1933 | Harlem NY – New York NY) social worker / reformer, press agent / political advisor, women’s rights activist / organizer

Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale (05 nov 1895 – 05 feb 1977 | Nutley NJ – Southampton NY) American socialite, eccentric, amateur singer, film / literary figure

Ruth Adams Knight (05 oct 1898 – 01 jul 1974 | Defiance OH – Pasadena CA) tv / radio script writer, newspaper reporter, women’s nonfiction author, young-adult short fiction writer

Louise Fitzhugh (05 oct 1928 – 19 nov 1974 | Memphis TN – New Milford CT) children’s / young adult author / illustrator

Teresa Heinz Kerry (05 oct 1938 – Maputo, Mozambique) author, political family member, philanthropist, social / environmental activist, née Maria Teresa Thierstein Simões Ferreira

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge (05 oct 1947 – Beijing, China) Chinese-American poet, visual artist, prose writer

Kathryn Kraemer Troutman (05 oct 1947 – Baltimore MD) author, consultant, career trainer

Karen Jane Allen (05 oct 1951 – Carrollton IL) actress, yoga teacher, fiber artist / entrepreneur, knitter / knitwear designer

Maya Lin (05 oct 1959 – Athens OH) artist, sculptor, landscape artist, architectural designer

Anne Schoettle (05 oct 1959 – US) soap opera writer

 

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