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Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps (15 Jul 1793 – 15 Jul 1884 | Berlin CT – Baltimore MD) author, educator, textbook publisher, botanist / naturalist

Almira Olmstead Ambler (15 Jul 1807 – 26 Jun 1891 | Wilton CT – Danbury CT) folk figure, Civil War Union nurse, social activist / commentator

Olive Risley Seward (15 Jul 1844 – 27 Nov 1908 | Fredonia NY – Washington DC) memoirist, travel writer, founded Literary Society of Washington

Frances Xavier [Mother] Cabrini (15 Jul 1850 – 22 Dec 1917 | Sant’Angelo, Italy – Chicago IL) educator, missionary, memoirist, Catholic saint, Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart founder / director

Julia Kein Wetherill Baker (15 Jul 1858 – 25 Jul 1931 | Woodville MS – New Orleans MS) poet, short fiction author, book review / music / theatre newspaper columnist

Maggie Lena Walker (15 Jul 1864 – 15 Dec 1934 | Richmond VA – Richmond VA) African-American teacher, social activist, businesswoman, newspaper founder, first US female bank owner / president

Margaret Post Van Alen Bruguiére (15 Jul 1876 – 20 Jan 1969 | Newport RI – Newport RI) socialite, art collector, philanthropist, aka Dowager Empress of American Society

Nan Wood Honeyman (15 Jul 1881 – 10 Dec 1970 | West Point NY – Woodacre CA) politician, first woman US Congresswoman from Oregon

Mabel [Thérèse] Bonney (15 Jul 1894 – 15 Jan 1958 | Syracuse NY – Paris, France) publicist, photo-essayist, photographer, WWII photojournalist

Estelle Peck Ishigo (15 Jul 1899 – 25 Feb 1990 | Oakland CA – Los Angeles CA) artist, author, WWII US internee at Heart Mountain WY

Dorothy Fields (15 Jul 1905 – 28 Mar 1974 | Allenhurst NJ – New York NY) lyricist, librettist

Nancy [Slim] Keith (15 Jul 1917 – 16 Apr 1990 | Salinas CA – New York NY) socialite, fashion icon, literary figure, born Mary Raye Gross, aka Lady Keith, Slim Hawks, Slim Hayward, The Original California Girl

Brenda Milner (15 Jul 1918 – Manchester UK) author, essayist, lecturer, professor, British-Canadian, neuropsychologist, aka Founder of Neuropsychology, left brain / right brain / memory researcher

Amelia Stone Haygood (15 Jul 1919 – 19 Mar 2007 | Gainesville FL – Santa Monica CA) clinical psychologist, editor / director of publications, Delos classical music record company founder, developed treatment program for juvenile offenders / families

Kathryn Elizabeth Hohn Adams Doty (15 Jul 1920 – 14 Oct 2016 | New Ulm MN – Mankato MN) actress, novelist, memoirist

Connie Klingborg Boucher (15 Jul 1923 – 20 Dec 1995 | Seattle WA – San Francisco CA) author, conservationist, cartoon copyright licensing pioneer

Shelley Riley Moore (15 Jul 1926 – 13 Sep 2014 | Miami FL – Charleston WV) educator, public speaker, First Lady of West Virginia, founded WV Mansion Preservation Foundation

Joanna Merlin (15 Jul 1931 – Chicago IL) author, actress, teacher, casting director

Sandy Boucher (15 Jul 1936 – Columbus OH) American author, Buddhist, feminist

Wallis Huberta Annenberg (15 Jul 1939 – Philadelphia PA) Jewish-American philanthropist, Chair / President Annenberg Foundation

Bonnie J. Blackburn (15 Jul 1939 – Albany NY) author, musicologist

Anne Montague (15 Jul 1939 – Huntington WV) social activist, founder / director veterans training non-profit, founder / executive director West Virginia Rosie the Riveter Project

Lynn McDonald (15 Jul 1940 – Canada) author, scholar, essayist, professor, anti-tobacco activist, former politician, environmental activist, co-founder / active member of The [Florence] Nightingale Society

Anne Kostelanetz Mellor (15 Jul 1941 – United States) author, essayist, professor, specialist in art history, philosophy, gender studies, feminist theory, Romantic literature, British cultural history

Vivian Juanita Malone Jones (15 Jul 1942 – 13 Oct 2005 | Mobile AL – Atlanta GA) research analyst, civil rights activist, first African-American graduate University of Alabama

Kathleen A. [Kathy] Brynaert (15 Jul 1944 – Detroit MI) educator, legislator, former Franciscan nun, youth development advocate

Leilani Marietta O’Malley Muir (15 Jul 1944 – 14 Mar 2016 | Calgary, Alberta – Devon, Alberta) social activist, public speaker, autobiographical author, first successful lawsuit for wrongful sterilization under Sexual Sterilization Act of Alberta, Canada

Kristin Kuhns Alexandre (15 Jul 1946 – Dayton OH) author, journalist, producer, screenwriter

Lydia Davis (15 Jul 1947 – Northampton MA) novelist, essayist, translator, short story writer

Jill Lynette Long Thompson (15 Jul 1952 –

Cecile Richards (15 Jul 1957 –

Kristi Lee (15 Jul 1960 –

Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio (15 Jul 1960 –

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