06 jun 21 | women.born.today

Theodosia Bartow Burr Alston (21 Jun 1783 – 29 Dec 1812 | Albany NY – lost at sea off the coast of South Carolina) folk figure, letter correspondent, First Lady of South Carolina, US Vice Presidential daughter,

Mary Salome Cutler Fairchild (21 Jun 1855 – 20 Dec 1921 | Dalton MA – Takoma Park MD) author, librarian, library activist / educator

Martha Van Rensselaer (21 Jun 1864 – 26 May 1932 | Randolph NY – New York NY) author, editor, educator, domestic scientist, founding co-director Cornell College of Home Economics

Mary Cromwell Jarrett (21 Jun 1876 – 04 Aug 1961 | Baltimore MD – New York NY) author, educator, researcher, psychiatric social worker

GJohanna Margarete [Grete] Sultan (21 Jun 1906 – 26 Jun 2005 | Berlin, Germany – New York NY) pianist, master teacher, avant garde music advocate

Mary Therese McCarthy (21 Jun 1912 – 25 Oct 1989 | Seattle WA – Washington DC) critic, author, political activist

Charlotte Snyder Turgeon (21 Jun 1912 – 22 Sep 2009 | Marblehead MA – Amherst MA) gourmet cook, cookbook author, cookbook reviewer

Margaret Mary Heckler (21 Jun 1931 – Flushing NY) attorney, state politician, equal rights advocate

Deirdre Bair (21 Jun 1935 – Monongahela Township PA) biographer, literary journalist, non-fiction writer

Mary Loretta [Mariette] Hartley (21 Jun 1940 – Weston CT) character actress, suicide prevention activist, autobiographical author

Jeannette Vivian Corbiere Lavell (21 Jun 1942 – Wikwemikong, Ontario) editor, teacher, school principal, Anishinaabe community worker, women and children’s rights activist / advocate

Marjorie Margolies (21 Jun 1942 – Philadelphia PA) author, politician, professor, women’s activist

Marie-Paule Charette-Poulin (21 Jun 1945 – Sudbury, Ontario) researcher, university lecturer, Canadian senator, former president of Liberal Party of Canada

Wilda Gerideau-Squires (21 Jun 1946 – United States) fine art photographer

Meredith Baxter (21 Jun 1947 – South Pasadena CA) actress, producer, memoirist

Jane Urquhart (21 Jun 1949 – Little Longlac, Ontario) poet, novelist, biographer, short fiction writer

Anne Carson (21 Jun 1950 – Toronto, Ontario) poet, essayist, translator, Classics professor

Nancy Zieman (21 Jun 1953 – Wisconsin US) author, seamstress, Bells palsy awareness advocate, public television sewing show host / producer

Rosanne Somerson (21 Jun 1954 – Philadelphia PA) educator, woodworker, furniture maker / designer, president RISD (Rhode Island School of Design)

Jennifer Larmore (21 Jun 1958 – Atlanta GA) operatic mezzo-soprano

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