07 jul 26 | women.born.today

Lucy Newhall Danforth Colman (26 jul 1817 – 18 jan 1906 | Sturbridge MA – Syracuse NY) author, teacher, columnist, abolitionist, Freethought writer, women’s rights activist

Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer (26 jul 1822 – 04 jan 1904 | London, England – Baltimore MD) writer, historian, translator

Abigail May Alcott Nieriker (26 jul 1840 – 29 dec 1879 | Concord MA – Paris, Francs) artist, art teacher, literary family folk figure

Tatzumbie DuPea (26 jul 1849 – 26 feb 1970 | Lone Pine CA – Los Angeles CA) [yes, 121 years] Piute writer / actress / activist / spokesperson

Ella Alexander Boole (26 jul 1858 – 13 mar 1952 | Van Wert OH – Brooklyn NY) author, social reformer, temperance leader

Edna Henry Turpin (26 jul 1867 – 07 jun 1952 | Mecklenburg VA – Richmond VA) author, novelist, poetry / fiction / non-fiction editor

Maria Fearing (26 jul 1868 – 1918 | Gainesville AL – Sumter AL) freed slave, educator, missionary

Donaldina Mackenzie Cameron (26 jul 1869 – 04 jan 1968 | New Zealand – Palo Alto CA) social activist, Presbyterian missionary, Chinese immigrant women’s worker / rescuer / educator, aka The Angry Angel of Chinatown

Lucy Randolph Mason (26 jul 1882 – 06 may 1959 | Clarens VA – Atlanta GA) aka Miss Lucy, social reformer, union / consumer / civil right activist

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen (26 jul 1895 – 27 aug 1964 | San Francisco CA – Los Angeles CA) author, radio / tv actress, comedienne, aka Gracie Allen

Nan Wood Graham (26 jul 1899 – 14 dec 1990 | Anamosa IA – Menlo Park CA) memoirist, folk figure, artist’s model, art historian, American Gothic icon

Charlotte Beers (26 jul 1935 – Beaumont TX) businesswoman, former US Under Secretary of State, first female vice-president of JWT advertising firm, propaganda documentary film producer for US State Department

Paulette Cooper (jul 26 1942 – Oświęcim, Poland) Polish-American author, journalist, anti-Scientology activist

Ursula von Rydingsvard (26 jul 1942 – Deensen, Germany) German-American sculptor

Barbara Ann Logan Colley (26 jul 1947 – Ringgold Bienville Parish LA) romance and mystery novelist, pen name Anne Logan

Madeline Anne Rogero (26 jul 1952 – Jacksonville FL) first female Mayor of Knoxville TN, former non-profit executive / community volunteer / urban and regional planner / community development director

Elizabeth Burmaster (26 jul 1954 – Baltimore MD) educator, college administrator

Sally Davies (26 jul 1956 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) painter, photographer

Angela Hewitt (26 july 1958 – Ottawa, Ontario) classical pianist, known for Bach interpretations

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