07 jul 03 | women-born-today

Maria Martin Bachman (03 Jul 1796 – 18 Dec 1863 | Charleston SC – Columbia SC) artist, naturalist, Audubon illustrator

Maria Amparo Maytorena Ruiz de Burton (03 Jul 1832 – 12 Aug 1895 | Loreto or La Paz CA – Chicago IL) author, novelist, playwright, feminist activist, political instigator, letter correspondent, first female Mexican-American author to write in English

Sarah Pratt McLean Greene (03 Jul 1856 – 29 Dec 1935 | Simsbury CT – Lexington MA) poet, novelist

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (03 Jul 1869 – 17 Aug 1935 | Hartford CT – Pasadena CA) poet, novelist, lecturer, utopian feminist, social reformer, non-fiction writer, magazine editor, commercial artist

Frances Stern (03 Jul 1873 – 24 Dec 1947 | Boston MA – Boston MA) author, dietician, educator, nutritionist, home economist

Florence Lois Weber (03 Jul 1879 – 13 Nov 1939 | Allegheny PA – Hollywood CA) silent film actress, director, producer, screenwriter

Ruth Porter Crawford Seeger (03 Jul 1901 – 18 Nov 1953 | East Liverpool OH – Chevy Chase MD) author, memoirist, modernist composer, American folk music specialist

Mary Francis Kennedy [M. F. K.] Fisher (03 Jul 1908 – 22 Jun 1992 | Albion MI – Glen Ellen CA) memoirist, food / travel writer, Napa Valley Wine Library founder

Dorothy Mae Kilgallen (03 Jul 1913 – 08 Nov 1965 | Chicago IL – New York NY) author, panelist, columnist, journalist, tv / radio personality

Jean Eichelberger Ivey (03 Jul 1923 – 02 May 2010 | Washington DC – Baltimore MD) author, composer, electronic music pioneer

Thérèse Renaud (03 Jul 1927 – 12 Dec 2005 | Montréal, Québec – Paris, France ) poet, author, painter, memoirist

Gloria Rachel Bloom Allred (03 Jul 1941 – Philadelphia PA) memoirist, civil / women’s rights lawyer

Elizabeth Morris [Lally] Graham Weymouth (03 Jul 1943 – Washington DC) journalist, senior editor

Barbara Fish Lee (03 Jul 1945 – United States) columnist, philanthropist, expert on women in politics, head / founder Barbara Lee Family Foundation / Barbara Lee Political Office

Linda Lomahaftewa (03 Jul 1947 – Phoenix AZ) painter, educator, printmaker, Hopi / Choctaw

Elizabeth Anania Edwards (03 Jul 1949 – 07 Dec 2010 | Jacksonville FL – Chapel Hill NC) author, activist, attorney

Dawnine Sample Dyer (03 Jul 1950 – California US) winemaker, CA champagne-making pioneer

Franny Billingsley (03 Jul 1954 – Chicago IL) children’s fantasy novelist /fiction writer

Shan Goshorn (03 Jul 1957 – Baltimore) multi-media artist, Eastern Band Cherokee, human rights activist

Faye Hutchinson Resnick (03 Jul 1957 – Brentwood CA) author, interior designer, television personality

Celia Williams Dugger (03 Jul 1958 –Austin TX ) journalist, science editor

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