06 jun 20 | women.born.today

Elizabeth [Betty] Washington Lewis (20 Jun 1733 – 31 Mar 1797 | Westmoreland VA – Culpeper VA) storekeeper, US Presidential sister, political family member, aka one of the Founding Mothers of America

Mary Smith Garrett (20 Jun 1839 – 18 Jul 1925 | Philadelphia PA – North Conway NH) author, deaf educator, proponent of speech for deaf [in addition to sign language]

Susan Marcia [Susie] Oakes Woodbury (20 Jun 1865 – 07 Nov 1913 | South Berwick ME – Ogunquit ME) artist, painter, Dutch children’s portrait specialist

Leah Baird (20 Jun 1883 – 03 Oct 1971 | Champaign IL – Los Angeles CA) silent actress, screenwriter

Erica Tietze-Conrat (20 Jun 1883 – 12 Dec 1958 | Vienna, Austria – New York NY) Austrian-American, author, academic, art historian, one of first women to study art history

Dorothy Ashby Pownall (20 Jun 1895 – 01 Mar 1979 | Superior WI – Iowa City IA) author, advice columnist, aka Mary Manners

Lillian Florence [Lilly] Hellman (20 jun 1905 – 30 jun 1984 | New Orleans LA – Tisbury MA) dramatist, playwright, memoirist, screenwriter, short fiction writer

Josephine Winslow Johnson (20 Jun 1910 – 27 Feb 1990| Kirkwood MO – Batavia OH) poet, novelist, essayist, Pulitzer Prize winner

Lilian Jackson Braun (20 Jun 1913 – 04 Jun 2011 | Chicopee MA – Landrum SC) journalist, serial mystery writer

Lillian Lux (20 Jun 1918 – 11 Jun 2005 | Brooklyn NY – New York NY) author, actress, singer-songwriter, Yiddish vaudeville performer, née Lillian Sylvia Lukashefsky

Edith [Edie] Schlain Windsor (20 Jun 1929 – Philadelphia PA) LGBT / same-sex marriage activist

Constance Davies Abernathy (20 Jun 1931 – 18 Jun 1994 | Detroit MI – New York NY) architect

Janine O’Leary Cobb (20 Jun 1933 – Montreal, Quebec) author, educator, professor, newsletter founder, menopause specialist, women’s health activist

Sybille Christiane Schütt Pflug (20 Jun 1936 – 04 Apr 1972 | Berlin, Germany – Toronto, Canada) German-Canadian painter, draughtswoman

Alice Roberts Palmer (20 Jun 1939 – Indianapolis IN) educator, politician, progressive activist

Myrta Jane Pulliam (20 Jun 1947 – Indianapolis IN) journalist, co-founder Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

Diana Mara Henry (20 Jun 1948 – Cincinnati OH) author, photographer, photojournalist

Lenore Chinn (20 Jun 1949 – San Francisco CA) Chinese-American, curator, realist painter, LGBT activist, Queer Cultural Center co-founder

Annette Curtis Klause (20 Jun 1953 – Bristol UK) English-American librarian, young adult fiction author

Karen E. Quinones Miller (20 Jun 1958 – New York NY) African-American author, journalist, historian, community activist

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