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Mary Roxanna Platt Hatch (19 Jun 1848 – 28 Nov 1935 | Stratford NH – Santa Monica CA) editor, author, playwright, club woman, magazine writer, pen-name Mabel Percy

Elizabeth Louise Clarke [Pyrnelle] Parnell (19 Jun 1850 – 26 Aug 1907 | Perry County AL – Birmingham AL) children’s / young adult novelist

Elizabeth [Bessie] Marbury (19 Jun 1856 – 22 Jan 1933 | New York NY – New York NY) literary agent, pioneering theatrical producer, modern commercial theatre business methods innovator

Martha [Mamah] Bouton Borthwick (19 Jun 1869 – 15 Aug 1914 | Boone IA – Spring Green WI) librarian, murder victim, literary figure, Swedish / English translator

Beatrix Cadwalader Jones Farrand (19 Jun 1872 – 28 Feb 1959 | New York NY – Mount Desert Island ME) landscape architect / historian, sole female founding member of American Society of Landscape Architects

Maginel Wright (19 Jun 1881 – 18 Apr 1966 | Weymouth MA – East Hampton NY) artist, magazine illustrator, children’s book illustrator, aka Maginel Wright Barney; Maginel Wright Enright

Blanche Yurka (19 Jun 1887 – 06 Jun 1974 | St Paul MN – New York NY) author, actress, memoirist

Hilda [Jane] Worthington Smith (19 Jun 1888 – 03 Mar 1984 | New York NY – Washington DC) poet, essayist, labor activist / educator

Lolita Tizol Laguardia (19 Jun 1890 – 25 Apr 1933 | Ponce, Puerto Rico – Ponce , Puerto Rico) violinist, musician, music educator, school principal, first principal to in Puerto Rico to institute school breakfast / lunch program

Madeline Talmage Force Astor (19 Jun 1893 – 27 Mar 1940 | Brooklyn NY – Palm Beach FL) socialite, Titanic survivor

Bessie Wallis Warfield Spencer Simpson (19 Jun 1896 – 24 Apr 1986 | Blue Ridge Summit PA – Paris, France) socialite, American folk figure, English Duchess

Elizabeth Seifert (19 Jun 1897 – 17 Jun 1983 | Washington MO – Moberly MO) novelist

Helen Grace Carlisle (19 Jun 1898 – 01 Apr 1968 | New York NY – Manhattan NY) novelist, screenwriter

Laura Kean Zametkin Hobson (19 Jun 1900 – 28 Feb 1986 | New York NY – New York NY) novelist

Harriet Vyda Simms Moore (19 Jun 1902 – 03 Jan 1952 | West Palm Beach FL – Sanford FL) teacher, civil rights activist, murder victim

Mary Callery (19 Jun 1903 – 12 Feb 1977 | New York NY – Paris, France) modern / abstract expressionist sculptor

Pauline Kael (19 Jun 1919 – 03 Sep 2001 | Petaluma CA – Great Barrington MA) author, essayist, film critic for The New Yorker

Marilyn Priscilla Johnson (19 Jun 1922 – Boston MA) diplomat, language teacher, former US Ambassador to Togo

Geraldine [Geri] Mack Joseph (19 Jun 1923 – Saint Paul MN) journalist, academic / political figure, former US Ambassador to the Netherlands

Erna Schneider Hoover (19 Jun 1926 – Irvington NJ) inventor, mathematician, invented computerized telephone switching method

Mari-Luci Jaramillo (19 Jun 1928 – Las Vegas NM) author, memoirist, schoolteacher, academic administrator, US Ambassador to Honduras,

Jessica Gagnon McClintock (19 Jun 1930 – Presque Isle ME) former schoolteacher, retired fashion designer, CEO / founder / president of women’s retail apparel company

Marisa Galvany (19 Jun 1936 – Paterson NJ) concert / operatic soprano, born Myra Beth Genis

Maris Soule (19 Jun 1939 – Oakland CA) short fiction writer, romance / suspense / mystery novelist

Michaelene Packer Grassli (19 Jun 1940 – Salt Lake City UT) author, children’s writer, former general president of LDS Primary organization

Julia Penelope Stanley (19 Jun 1941 – 19 Jan 2013 | Miami FL – Lubbock TX) author, editor, feminist, linguist, philosopher, political activist, lesbian scholar, Green Party candidate for Congress

Barbara Elaine Gunter Coffman (19 Jun 1942 – San Diego CA) suspense / historical romance novelist, pen-name Elaine Coffman

Nicki Rudolph Schully (19 Jun 1943 – Eugene OR) author, shaman, priestess, philanthropist, spiritual tour guide, co-founded Fellowship of Isis, founded non-profit Sahalie Publishing Company

Phylicia Ayers-Allen Rashad (19 Jun 1948 – Houston TX) singer, actress, stage director

Carmen Rodríguez (19 Jun 1948 – Valdivia, Chile) Chilean-Canadian poet, author, educator, social activist, political refugee, founding member of Aquelarre Magazine

Marianne Boruch (19 Jun 1950 – Chicago IL) poet, essayist, memoirist

Elvira Woodruff (19 Jun 1951 – Somerset County NJ) non-fiction author, fantasy / history children’s writer

Mary Kathleen Turner (19 Jun 1954 – Springfield MO) singer, actress, memoirist, theater director, social / political activist, rheumatoid arthritis awareness advocate

Jean Rabe (19 Jun 1957 – Ottawa IL) novelist, journalist, science fiction author, Dungeons & Dragons and Gamma World gaming module author / editor

Debra Richtmeyer (19 Jun 1957 – Lansing MI) classical saxophonist, Saxophone professor, first female master class teacher at World Saxophone Congress

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