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Mary Hanchett Hunt (04 jun 1830 – 24 apr 1906 | South Canaan CT – Dorchester MA) Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) leader / author / lecturer

Delity Powell Kelly (04 jun 1851 – 31 oct 1939 | Apalachicola FL – Pensacola FL) Confederate nurse, Civil War prisoner,  first female military pensioner FL State

Catharine Gouger Waugh McCulloch (04 jun 1862 – 20 apr 1945 | Ransomville NY – Evanston IL) author, lawyer, suffragist, first woman elected to US judicial office

Nora Waln (04 jun 1895 – 27 sep 1964 | Grampian Hills PA – Malaga, Spain) author, novelist, correspondent, magazine writer

Julia Caroline Butler Hansen (04 jun 1907 – 03 may 1988 | Portland OR – Cathlamet WA) State representative, children’s book author

Elizabeth [Lisl] Scheu Close (04 jun 1912 – 29 nov 2011 | Vienna, Austria – Minneapolis MN) architect, first licensed female architect in Minnesota

Judith Malina (04 jun 1926 – 10 apr 2015 | Kiel, Prussia – Englewood NJ) author, diarist, film / theater writer, actress, director

Ruth Westheimer (04 jun 1928 – Karlstadt, Germany) German-American author, aka Dr Ruth, sex educator, media personality

Carlota Alfaro (04 jun 1933 – Santurce, Puerto Rico) high fashion designer, sewing / fashion college founder, aka Puerto Rico’s Grande Dame of Fashion

Catharine R. Stimpson (04 jun 1936 – Bellingham WA) author, law professor, feminist scholar, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society founding editor

Sheila Fitzpatrick (04 jun 1941 – Melbourne, Australia) American-Australian author, historian

Lilliana Diane Lakich (04 jun 1944 – Washington DC) author, neon sculptor, first director Museum of Neon Art

Susan Jacoby (04 jun 1945 – New York NY) atheist, author, memoirist

Judy Peiser (04 jun 1945 – United States) folklorist, documentary filmmaker, Center for Southern Folklore co-founder / executive director

Suzanne Ciani (04 jun 1946 – Indianapolis IN) pianist, composer, electronic music innovator

Margaret Gibson (04 jun 1948 – 25 feb 2006 | Scarborough, Ontario – Toronto, Ontario) novelist, short fiction writer

Wendy Fletcher Pini (04 jun 1951 – San Francisco CA) inker, pencilist, graphic artist, comics editor / writer / publisher

Joyce Sidman (04 jun 1956 – Hartford CT) poet, children’s book author

Kristine Kathryn Rusch (04 jun 1960 – Oneonta NY) editor, multi-genre author, short fiction writer, aka Kris Rusch, Kris Nelscott, Kristine Grayson, Sandy Schofield, Kathryn Wesley

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