09 sep 07 | women.born.today

Mary Lua Adelia Davis Treat (07 sep 1830 – 11 apr 1923 | Trumansburg NY – Pembroke NY) writer, botanist, naturalist, entomologist

Alice Chipman Dewey (07 sep 1858 – 14 jul 1927 | Fenton MI – New York NY) PhD, author, mother, educator, philosopher, school founder, world traveler, women’s right activist, letter correspondent, wife of John Dewey

Laura Coombs Hills (07 sep 1859 – 21 feb 1952 | Newburyport MA – Massachusetts) designer, illustrator, watercolorist, miniature portrait painter

Anna Mary Robertson Moses (07 sep 1860 – 13 dec 1961 | Greenwich NY – Hoosick Falls NY) farmer, folk artist, aka Grandma Moses, needlework artist

Nellie Arnold Plummer (07 sep 1860 – 01 jan 1933 | Ellicott’s Mills MD – Hyatsville MD) author, teacher, former slave, first female student at Wayland Seminary, biographical / autobiographical writer

Elinor Morton Hoyt Wylie (07 sep 1885 – 16 dec 1928 | Somerville NJ – New York NY) poet, novelist

Elisabeth Coit (07 sep 1897 – 02 apr 1987 | Winchester MA – Amherst MA) architect, affordable low-income housing advocate

Janet Miriam Holland Taylor Caldwell (07 sep 1900 – 30 aug 1985 | Manchester UK – Greenwich CT) author, religious / historical novelist, pen names: Max Reiner, Marcus Holland, and J. Miriam Reback

Natalie Anderson Scott (07 sep 1900 – 0? feb 1983 |  New York NY – Larchmont NY) novelist

Margaret Dorothea Mortenson Landon (07 sep 1903 – 04 dec 1993 | Somers WI – Alexandria VA) novelist, missionary

Ivy Baker Priest (07 sep 1905 – 23 jun 1975 | Kimberly UT – Santa Monica CA) memoirist, Treasurer of the United States, California State Treasurer

Isabella Stewart [Belle] Gardner (07 sep 1915 – 07 jul 1981 | Newton MA – Manhattan NY) poet, heiress, author, character actor, editor of Poetry magazine, aka The Other Isabella Stewart Gardner

Jane Tunstall Lingo (07 sep 1924 – 23 feb 2007 | Washington DC – Alexandria VA) pioneering journalist

Dolores Kendrick (07 sep 1927 – 07 nov 2017 | Washington DC – Washington DC) poet, professor emerita, second Poet Laureate of the District of Columbia

Dextra Nampeyo Quotskuyva (07 sep  1928 – Polacca AZ) Hopi-Tewa potter / ceramic artist

Mary Previte (07 sep 1932 – Kaifeng, China) author, politician

Lucie Pépin (07 sep 1936 – Quebec, Canada) nurse, former politician, former leader of Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women

Juanita Millender-McDonald (07 sep 1938 – 22 apr 2007 | Birmingham AL – Carson CA) teacher, politician, textbook editor, non-profit program coordinator

Susan Levitt Stamberg (07 sep 1938 – Newark NJ) interviewer, radio journalist, special correspondent

Martha Ann Miller (07 sep 1940 – 30 jan 2014 | Burlington VT – Randolph VT) poet, columnist, seamstress, social activist, singer / choir director, tv show producer, art / music teacher, short story writer, KatieDid and ElderWise owner / founder

Suzyn Waldman (07 sep 1946 – Newton MA) sportscaster, former musical theatre actress

Roslyn Maria [Roz] Abrams (07 sep 1948 – Lansing MI) journalist, tv news anchor

Roslyn Maria [Roz] Abrams (07 sep 1949 – Lansing MI) news anchor, broadcast journalist

Lee Wilson McGeorge Durrell (07 sep 1949 – Memphis TN) author, naturalist, zookeeper, tv presenter

Margaret Ell [Peggy] Noonan (07 sep 1950 – Brooklyn NY) columnist, journalist, speech writer, non-fiction author, journalism professor

Julie Bettney (07 sep 1951 – Port au Port, Newfoundland and Labrador) former Canadian politician, physical education / special education educator

 

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