06 jun 09 | women.born.today

Theodora Cormontan (09 jun 1840 – 26 oct 1922 | Beitstad, Norway – Decorah IA) pianist, organist, hymnist, composer, teacher, music publisher, music-lending librarian

Helen Marot (09 jun 1865 – 03 jun 1940 | Philadelphia PA – New York NY) writer, editor, librarian, social reformer, labor organizer

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller (09 jun 1877 – 18 mar 1968 | Philadelphia PA – Framingham MA) Black Renaissance poet, painter, sculptor

Marcia Davenport (09 jun 1903 – 16 jan 1996 | New York NY – Monterey CA) author, music critic, memoirist

Mary Tarleton Knollenberg (09 jun 1904 – 21 dec 1992 | Great Neck NY – Chester CT) bronze / stone sculptor [obituary]

Hilda Chedomille Narracott Madsen (09 jun 1910 – 01 may 1981 | Brussels, Belgium – unknown) artist, dog breeder, photographer

Patricia Clapp (09 jun 1912 – 10 dec 2003 | Boston MA – Upper Montclair NJ) author, novelist, journalist, children’s playwright

Herta Ware (09 jun 1917 – 15 aug 2005 | Wilmington DE – Topanga CA) actress, memoirist, political activist

May Stevens (09 jun 1924 – Boston MA) author, educator, feminist artist, political activist

Mara Devereux (09 jun 1925 – Brooklyn NY) abstract artist

Carolyn Haught Churchman (09 jun 1926 – 20 oct 1999 | Indianapolis IN – Indianapolis IN) tv host / broadcaster

Happy Rockefeller (09 jun 1926 – 19 may 2015 | Bryn Mawr PA – Pocantico Hills NY) philanthropist, former US Second Lady, UN Delegate, née Margaretta Large Fitler Murphy

Isabel Mirrow Brown (09 jun 1928 – aug 2014 | Bronx NY – New York NY) Jewish-Russian American ballerina, ballet dance mentor

Louise Maheux-Forcier (09 jun 1929 – 05 feb 2015 | Montreal, Quebec – Montreal, Canada) author

Phoebe Burnett Snetsinger (09 jun 1931 – 23 nov 1999 | Lake Zurich IL – Madagascar) birder, memoirist

Jeanne Marie Lusher (09 jun 1935 – 13 sep 2016 | Toledo OH – Rochester Hills MI) author, physician, pediatric hematologist / oncologist, childhood bleeding disorders researcher

Loretta [Letty Cottin] Pogrebin (09 jun 1939 – Queens NY) author, lecturer, journalist, social justice activist

Carmen Jovet Esteves (09 jun 1944 – Mayagüez, Puerto Rico) journalist, first female tv news anchor in Puerto Rico

Betty Mahmoody (09 jun 1945 – Alma MI) author, memoirist, public speaker, bi-cultural child protection advocate

Lorraine Daston (09 jun 1951 – East Lansing MI) author, scholar, scientific / intellectual historian

Shelley Hirsch (09 jun 1952 – Brooklyn NY) singer, performer, composer, collaborative artist

Elizabeth Evans May (09 jun 1954 – Hartford CT) author, activist, attorney, environmentalist, Canadian Green Party political leader

Patricia Carroll Daniels Cornwell (09 jun 1956 – Miami FL) biographer, crime fiction novelist, nonfiction, cookbook author

Jane A. Gordon (09 jun 1956 [or 1957] – Philadelphia PA) jewelry designer

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