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Maria Weston Chapman (25 jul 1806  – 12 jul 1885 | Weymouth MA – Weymouth MA) editor, hymnist, abolitionist, letter correspondent

Flora Adams Darling (25 jul 1840 – 06 jan 1910 | Lancaster NH – New York NY) author, memoirist, Daughters of American Revolution founder,  née Sophronia A. Adams

Estelle May Hurll (25 jul 1863 – 087 may 1924 | New Bedford MA – Wellesley MA) author, art historian, aesthetics expert

Kathryn Leone Wood (25 jul 1869 – 12 mar 1936 | Kalamazoo MI – Los Altos CA) writer, artist, miniaturist, portait painter

Margaret Floy Washburn (25 jul 1871 – 29 oct 1939 | New York NY – Poughkeepsie NY) author, psychologist, animal behavior / motor theory researcher, first US woman to earn PhD in Psychology

Anne Tracy Morgan (25 jul 1873 – 29 jan 1952 | New York NY – Mount Kisco NY) heiress, suffragist, philanthropist, co-founder of Society for the Prevention of Useless Gift Giving (SPUGG), first US female appointed Commander of French Legion of Honor

Ruth Krauss (25 jul 1901 – 10 jul 1993 | Baltimore MD – Westport CT) children’s book author, playwright, theatrical poet

Grace Winona Woodsworth MacInnis (25 jul 1905 – 10 jul 1991 | Winnipeg, Manitoba – Sechelt, Manitoba) politician, active in consumer rights, women’s equality, and low-income housing

Margaret Josephine Zattau Roan (25 jul 1905 – 01 mar 1975 | Maysville GA – Atlanta GA) author, musician, psychologist

Ann Alexandra Harbuz (25 jul 1908 -29 apr 1989 | Winnipeg, Manitoba – North Battleford, Saskatchewan) self-taught artist, Canadian prairie folk artist

Jane Babette Schenthal Frank (25 jul 1918 – 31 may 1986 | Baltimore MD – Baltimore MD) painter, sculptor

Flora Lewis (25 jul 1922 – 02 jun 2002 | Los Angeles CA – Paris, France) journalist, newspaper columnist, first woman op-ed columnist for NY Times

Midge Rosenthal Decter (25 jul 1927 – St Paul MN) author, essayist, journalist

Eleanore Mikus (25 jul 1927 – Detroit MI) visual-humanist-conceptual artist

Maureen Kathleen Stewart Forrester (25 jul 1930 – 16 jun 2010 | Montreal, Quebec – Toronto, Ontario) operatic contralto

Alice Poznanska Parizeau (25 jul 1930 – 30 sep 1990 | Luninets, Poland – Outremont, Quebec) author, essayist, journalist, Holocaust survivor

Sophia Ming Ren Leung (25 jul 1933 – Wuxi, China) Chinese-Canadian politician, former social worker, volunteerism activist and advocate

Cheryl Christina Crane (25 jul 1943 – Los Angeles CA) novelist, former real estate broker, autobiographical author

Diana Bernadette Beresford-Kroeger (25 jul 1944 – Islington UK) Irish-English-Canadian author, botanist, essayist, medical biochemist, documentary film consultant

Phyllis Ann Karr (25 jul 1944 – Oakland CA) poet, essayist, nonfiction author, fantasy / romance / mystery novelist

JoAnn Ross (25 jul 1945 – United States) romance novelist, pen names: JoAnn Robb and JoAnn Robbins

Signe Wilkinson (25 jul 1950 – Wichita Falls TX) author, editorial cartoonist, first female to win Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Cartooning

Angela Jackson (25 jul 1951 – Greenville MS) poet, novelist, playwright, short story writer

Jennie Fields (25 jul 1953 – Chicago IL) biographical novelist

Carole David (25 jul 1954 – Montreal, Quebec) poet, editor, novelist

Linda Martín Alcoff (25 jul 1955 – Panama) author, professor, philosopher, specializes in feminism, race theory, epistemology, existentialism

Debra Austin (25 jul 1955 – Raleigh NC) ballet dancer, ballet master, first female African-American principal of major American ballet company

Oeva Jean Wells Koebernick (25 jul 1955 – 25 jan 2012 | Jacksonville FL – Beloit WI) artist, writer, editor of role-playing games, pioneer female game designer

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