09 sep 14 | women.born.today

Emily Pomona Edson Briggs (14 sep 1830 – 03 jul 1910 | Burton OH – Washington DC) journalist, first Lincoln White House female correspondent, first president of Women’s National Press Association

Julia Magruder (14 sep 1854 – 09 jun 1907 | Charlottesville VA – Richmond VA) novelist, short story writer

Alice Stone Blackwell (14 sep 1857 – 01 mar 1950 | Orange NJ – Cambridge MA) feminist, suffragist, journalist, social reformer, human rights advocate

Ellen Beach Yaw (14 sep 1869 – 09 sep 1947 | Boston NY – Covina CA) coloratura soprano, aka Lark Ellen

Agatha Tiegel Hanson (14 sep 1878 – 17 oct 1959 | Pittsburgh PA – Portland OR) deaf, poet, activist, teacher

Margaret Sanger (14 sep 1879 – 06 sep 1966 | Corning NY – Tucson AZ) nurse, author, sex educator, social reformer, birth control advocate, Planned Parenthood founder / pioneer, born Margaret Louise Higgins

Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck (14 sep 1882 – 24 aug 1936 | Chicago IL – Waukegan IL) politician, congresswoman, investigative journalist, prison reform activist / advocate

Laura Gardin Fraser (14 sep 1889 – 13 aug 1966 | Morton Park IL – Norwalk CT) sculptor, coin designer

Margaret Fogarty Rudkin (14 sep 1897 – 01 jun 1967 | New York NY – New Haven CT) cookbook author, Pepperidge Farm CEO / founder

Lorna McLean Marshall (14 sep 1898 – 08 jul 2002 | Morenci AZ – Peterborough NH) author, anthropologist

Alice Bigelow Tully (14 sep 1902 – 10 dec 1993 | Corning NY – New York NY) singer, heiress, music promoter, philanthropist

Sylvia Levin (14 sep 1917 – 25 jun 2009 | Brooklyn NY – Los Angeles CA) civic activist, voter registration activist, full-time single / working mother

Anne Bernays (14 sep 1930 – New York NY) editor, novelist, teacher, arts activist, founder PEN/New England

Katherine Murray [Kate] Millet (14 sep 1934 – 06 sep 2017 | St Paul MN – Paris, France) artist, writer, activist, feminist, educator

Joan Nelson Trumpauer Mulholland (14 sep 1941 – Arlington VA) Freedom Rider, civil rights activist, founded Joan Trumpauer Mulholland Foundation to educate youth about civil rights / promote youth activist involvement

Nicole Boudreau (14 sep 1949 – Noranda, Quebec) activist, politician, administrator

Paula Jon Dobriansky (14 sep 1955 – Alexandria VA) US diplomat, policy maker, foreign policy expert

Margaret [Maggie] Gallagher (14 sep 1960 – Lake Oswego OR) author, columnist, socially conservative commentator, same-sex marriage opposition leader

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