11 nov 05 | women.born.today

Eliza Chappell Porter (05 nov 1807 – 01 jan 1888 | Geneseo NY – Santa Barbara CA) educator, Civil War nurse, social activist / reformer, normal school founder, Chicago’s first public school teacher

Georgeanna Muirson Woolsey Bacon (05 nov 1833 – 27 jan 1906 | Brooklyn NY – New Haven CT) nurse, author, Civil War Union nurse, nursing school co-founder

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (05 nov 1850 – 30 oct 1919 | Johnstown WI – Short Beach CT) poet, author

Ida Minerva Tarbell (05 nov 1857 – 06 jan 1944 | Hatch Hollow PA – Bridgeport CT) author, teacher, journalist

Hannah Jane Patterson (05 nov 1879 – 21 aug 1937 | Smithton PA – Pittsburgh PA) suffragist, social reformer

Lee Lozano (05 nov 1930 – 02 oct 1999 | Newark NJ – Dallas TX) painter, visual / conceptual artist

Barbara Nelle Ramusack (05 nov 1937 – US) author, essayist, historian, professor emerita, Indian and Chinese history specialist

L. Elaine Browning Green Schottelkotte (05 nov 1940 – 05 may 2014 | Bethel OH – Lawrenceburg IN) reporter, tv news journalist, founded Video Features

Edna Ahgeak MacLean Paniattaaq (05  nov 1944 – Barrow AK) author, Iñupiaq  linguist, translator, anthropologist, language preservationist

Elouise Pepion Cobell (05 nov 1945 – 16 oct 2011 | Blackfeet Reservation MT – Great Falls MT) banker, activist, rancher, tribal elder, aka Yellow Bird Woman, lead plaintiff in class-action suit challenging US mismanagement of individual Native American trust funds

Susan Froemke (05 nov 1947 – US) film director, producer

Marion True (05 nov 1948 – Tahlequah OK) author, former J. Paul Getty (LA) Museum curator of antiquities, indicted in Italy and Greece for conspiracy to traffic in illicit antiquities, charges later dropped due to statute of limitations

Mary Swander (05 nov 1950 – Carroll IA) poet, author, memoirist, professor, former Poet Laureate of Iowa, founded website The Iowa Literary Community

Daphne Joyce Maynard (05 nov 1953 – Durham NH) novelist, memoirist, journalist, former syndicated columnist

Alison Marie Davis-Blake (05 nov 1958 – Palo Alto CA) author, professor, former / first female dean Ross School of Business at University of Michigan

Maureen E. [Mo] Gaffney (05 nov 1958 – San Diego CA) writer, actress, activist, comedian

Teagan Clive (05 nov 1959 – US) writer, actress, bodybuilder, screenwriter

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