06 jun 05 | women.born.today

Kate Cumming (05 jun 1828 – 05 jun 1909 | Scotland UK – Birmingham AL) diarist, memoirist, Confederate nurse

Miriam Florence Folline Squier Leslie (05 jun 1836 – 18 sep 1914 | New Orleans LA – New York NY) author, memoirist, publisher

Sarah Elizabeth Forbush Downs (05 jun 1843 – 1926 | Wrentham MA – Cambridge MA) dime novelist, magazine writer, aka Mrs Georgie Downs, Mrs George Sheldon Downs

Susan Stuart Goodrich Frackleton (05 jun 1848 – 14 apr 1932 | Milwaukee WI – Kenilworth IL) artist, author, ceramics painter, Arts and Crafts movement leader

Sarah Alice Addams Haldeman (05 jun 1853 – 19 mar 1915 | Cedarville IL – Chicago IL) banker, educator, social activist, craftswoman, philanthropist, Woman’s Club leader, physician’s assistant

Sophie Bell Wright (05 jun 1866 – 06 apr 1912 | New Orleans LA – New Orleans LA) educator, essayist, social activist, prison reform activist, public playground advocate

Ruth Fulton Benedict (05 jun 1887 – 17 sep 1948 | New York NY – New York NY) author, folklorist, anthropologist

Helen Friedman Blackshear (05 jun 1911 – 12 nov 2003 | Tuscaloosa AL – Tuscaloosa AL) poet, editor, author, teacher, memoirist, biographer, Poet Laureate of Alabama

Shirley Kaufman Daleski (05 jun 1923 – 25 sep 2016 | Seattle WA – San Francisco) American-Israeli poet, translator

Charlotte Fielden (05 jun 1932 – Toronto, Ontario) poet, actress, novelist, playwright, retired therapist

Margaret Hollingsworth (05 jun 1939 – London UK) English-Canadian playwright

Alana Kathleen Cordy-Collins (05 jun 1944 – 16 aug 2015 | Los Angeles CA – La Mesa CA) author, art curator, archaeologist, anthropologist

Laura Phillips [Laurie] Anderson (05 jun 1947 – Glen Ellyn IL) author, sculptor, musician, composer, experimental performance artist

Stephany Griffith-Jones (05 jun 1947 – Chile) author, essayist, economist, international finance reform advocate

Susan Lynn [Suze] Orman (05 jun 1951 – Chicago IL) author, tv host, financial advisor, motivational speaker

Mary Engelbreit (05 jun 1952 – St Louis MO) graphic artist, children’s book illustrator

Monnette Goldman Sudler (05 jun 1952 – Philadelphia PA) poet, composer, guitarist, jazz musician

Kathleen Kennedy (05 jun 1953 – Berkeley CA) film producer, production company president

Penny Diane Wolin-Semple (05 jun 1953 – Cheyenne WY) portrait photographer, visual anthropologist

Nancy Elizabeth Stafford (05 jun 1954 – Wilton Manors FL) author, actress, speaker

Megan Carroll Beyer (05 jun 1957 – Alexandria VA) journalist, civil leader, commentator, gender equality advocate, Executive Director of US Committee on Arts and Humanities

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