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Mary Lucinda Bonney Rambaut (08 Jun 1816 – 24 Jul 1900 | Hamilton NY –  Hamilton NY) educator, women’s school founder, Native American rights advocate

Ida Saxton McKinley (08 Jun 1847 – 26 May 1907 | Canton OH – Canton OH) bank teller, ‘secret’ epileptic, US Presidential First Lady

Marion Graves Anthon [Mamie] Fish (08 Jun 1853 – 25 May 1915 | Staten Island NY – Glenclyffe NY) socialite, high society leader, self-styled fun-maker

Ada Louise Sutton Saalfield (08 Jun 1860 – 18 Nov 1935 | Brooklyn NY – Akron OH) poet, author, children’s writer, women’s rights activist, pen name Ada Sutton, animal welfare advocate

Audrey Marie Munson (08 Jun 1891 – 20 Feb 1996 | Rochester NY – Ogdensburg NY) artists’ model, silent film actress, aka The American Venus

Dorothy Deming (08 Jun 1893 –08 Jan 1972 | New York NY – Orange FL) nurse, novelist

Jessie Ravitch Bernard (08 Jun 1903 – 06 Oct 1996 | Minneapolis MN – Washington DC) author, feminist, theorist, sociologist, researcher

Marguerite Yourcenar (08 Jun 1903 – 17 Dec 1987 | Brussels, Belgium – Northeast Harbor ME) poet, novelist, essayist, née Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour

Grace Richardson Clements (08 Jun 1908 – 10 Jan 1969 | Oakland CA – Los Angeles CA) painter, art writer, art critic, mosaicist, journalist

Ruth Stone (08 Jun 1915 – 19 Nov 2011 | Roanoke VA – Ripton VT) poet, author, teacher

Lillian Ross (08 Jun 1918 – Syracuse NY) author, essayist, memoirist, journalist, born Rosovsky, former staff writer at The New Yorker

Sandra Warfield (08 Jun 1921 – 29 Jun 2009 | Kansas City MO – New York NY) operatic mezzo-soprano

Barbara Pierce Bush (08 Jun 1925 – New York NY) memoirist, US First Lady, political family matriarch

Hannelore Baron (08 Jun 1923 – 28 Apr 1987 | Dillingen, Germany – New York NY) collage / assemblage artist

Kate Gertrude Meredith Wilhelm (08 Jun 1928 – Toledo OH) serial sci-fi / fantasy / mystery novelist

Joan Adams Mondale (08 Jun 1930 – 03 Feb 2014 | Eugene OR – Minneapolis MN) artist, author, arts activist, US Second Lady, aka Joan of Art

Carolyn Meyer (08 Jun 1935 – Lewistown PA) historical young adult novelist

Barbara A. Robinson (08 Jun 1938 – Alexandria City AL) novelist, politician, self-help author, autobiographer

Nancy Sinatra (08 Jun 1940 – Jersey City NJ) singer, actress, biographer, memoirist

Paula Robison (08 Jun 1941 – Nashville TN) flutist, music teacher, founding member Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Joyce Rupp (08 Jun 1943 – Iowa US) poet, author, memoirist, religious sister, spiritual midwife, retreat / conference speaker, Institute of Compassionate Presence co-director

Donna Deitch (08 Jun 1945 – San Francisco CA) tv / film director, documentary filmmaker

Judy Irving (08 Jun 1946 – United States) documentary filmmaker

Sara Paretsky (08 Jun 1947 – Ames IA) editor, novelist, mystery writer

Joan La Barbara (08 Jun 1948 – Philadelphia PA) vocalist, composer, contemporary music vocal virtuoso, extended vocal technique innovator

Megan Marshall (08 Jun 1954 – Oakland CA) author, scholar, biographer, essayist, book reviewer

Merian Soto (08 Jun 1954 – Puerto Rico) choreographer, performance artist

Kathleen P. King (08 Jun 1958 – Providence RI) author, academic, journal editor, adult education researcher

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