06 jun 30 | women.born.today

Elizabeth [Eliza] Kortright Monroe (30 Jun 1768 – 23 Sep 1830 | New York, British America – Richmond VA) US First Lady / Hostess, world traveler, political activist, aka La Belle Américaine, White House social customs advocate / innovator

Mabel Cratty (30 Jun 1868 – 27 Feb 1928 | Bellaire OH – New York NY) writer, teacher, YWCA activist / administrator, women’s rights advocate

Louise Pound (30 Jun 1872 – 27 Jun 1958 | Lincoln NE – Lincoln NE) author, folklorist, professor

Lydia Jane Roberts (30 Jun 1879 – 28 May 1965 | Hope Township MI – Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico) author, nutritionist, home economics pioneer, vitamin / mineral RDA innovator

Bertha Pitts Campbell (30 Jun 1889 – 02 Apr 1990 | Winfield KS – Seattle WA) educator, civil rights activist, founding member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

June Beulah Hughes Mathis (30 Jun 1889 – 26 Jul 1927 | Leadville CO – New York NY) screenwriter, first female executive for Metro / MGM,  highest-paid Hollywood executive (1920s)

Hannah Kahn (30 Jun 1911 – 01 Feb 1988 | New York NY – Miami FL) poet, author, co-editor

Ruthe Katherine Gottman Pearlman (30 Jun 1913 – 30 Jan 2007 | Connersville IN – Cincinnati OH) artist, painter, art educator, art propagandist, philanthropist

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (30 Jun 1917 – 05 May 2010 | Brooklyn NY – New York NY) singer, dancer, actress, civil rights activist, recording artist, autobiographical author

Sandra Marton (30 Jun 1930 (?) – United States) romance novelist, self-published author

Joyce Wieland (30 Jun 1931 – 27 Jun 1998 | Toronto, Ontario – Toronto, Ontario) experimental filmmaker, mixed media artist

Jeri Taylor (30 Jun 1938 – Evansville IN) tv scriptwriter / producer

Bonnie G. Smith (30 Jun 1940 – Bridgeport CT) author, feminist, historian, women’s history activist

Micki Grant (30 Jun 1941 – Chicago IL) writer, singer, actress, composer

Roxanne Barton Conlin (30 Jun 1944 – Huron SD) author, attorney, Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) first female president, founder / first chair Iowa Women’s Political Caucus

Joellyn Duesberry (30 Jun 1944 – 05 aug 2016 | Richmond VA – Greenwood Village CO) artist, author, landscape painter

Sheryl Allen (30 Jun 1946 – Salt Lake City UT) LDS / Mormon educator, politician, school district foundation director

Elaine Scarry (30 Jun 1946 – United States) editor, author, essayist, literary critic, professor of English and American Literature

Alice Siu-Ping Chan Wong (30 Jun 1948 – Hong Kong) Canadian politician, educator, entrepreneur

Melissa Marie Mathison (30 Jun 1950 – 04 Nov 2015 | Los Angeles CA – Los Angeles CA) tv / film scriptwriter, Tibetan freedom activist

Ilene Chaiken (30 Jun 1957 – Elkins Park PA) tv director, producer, screenwriter

Lauren Susan Green (30 Jun 1958 – Minneapolis MN) news anchor, chief religion correspondent

Barbara Jean Burns Comstock (30 Jun 1959 – Springfield MA) author, politician, former lobbyist / political consultant

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