06 jun 13 | women.born.today

Mary Lydia Bolles Branch (13 jun 1840 – 17 apr 1922 | New London CT – New London CT) children’s author / short story writer

Sallie Swepson Sims Southall Cotten (13 jun 1846 – 04 may 1929 | Lawrenceville VA – Winchester MA) author, speaker, educator, historian, civic activist, Woman’s Club leader

Christine Terhune Herrick (13 jun 1859 – 02 dec 1944 | Newark NJ – Washington DC) cook, journalist, magazine writer, prolific cookbook author

Alice Stebbins Wells (13 jun 1873 – 17 aug 1957 | Manhattan KS – Los Angeles CA) Pentecostal minister, first US female police officer, LAPD historian, international policewoman’s organization founder / president / promoter

Lois Weber (13 jun 1879 – 13 nov 1939 | Allegheny PA – Hollywood CA) actress, screenwriter, film director / producer

Mary Antin (13 jun 1881 – 15 may 1949 | Polotsk, Belarus – Suffern NY) author, immigration rights activist

Miriam MacMillan (13 jun 1905 – 18 aug 1987 | Clinton MA – Provincetown MA) author, curator, explorer, photographer, school founder

Eleanor Callahan (13 jun 1916 – 28 feb 2012 | Royal Oak MI – Atlanta GA) photographic muse / model, secretary / business manager

Elizabeth Stevenson (13 jun 1919 – 30 jul 1999 | Decatur GA – Decatur GA) author, biographer

Margaret Birch (13 jun 1921 – Leamington, Ontario) politician, child care activist

Vivian Leona M. Caver (13 jun 1928 – Tennessee US) human rights activist, former WA State politician

Cécile Cloutier (13 jun 1930 – Quebec City, Quebec) poet, writer, educator

Jean Jay Macpherson (13 june 1931 – 21 mar 2012 | London UK – Toronto CA) lyric poet, scholar

Joan Hohl (13 jun 1935 – Pennsylvania US) romance novelist, aka Paula Roberts, Amii Lorin

Eleanor Holmes Norton (13 jun 1937 – Washington DC) author, commentator, Congresswoman

Ann Druyan (13 jun 1949 – Queens NY) author, activist, producer

Marie Antoinette Endico Fugett (13 jun 1950 – New Rochelle NY) sketch artist, photographer, watercolor artist

Darcel Leonard Wynne (13 jun 1951 – Pittsburgh PA) author, dancer, producer, choreographer

Mara Liasson (13 jun 1955 – New York NY) political pundit, broadcast journalist, freelance tv / radio reporter

Leah Ward Sears (13 jun 1955 – Heidelberg, West Germany) jurist, author, attorney, law professor, first woman / youngest person on US Georgia State Supreme Court

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