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Various firsts. It may be necessary to read the biography carefully to find the FIRST.

30 memorials
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 Mary Astell

Mary Astell

12 Nov 1666 – 9 May 1731

Author and Social Reformer, she is known as "the...

Chelsea, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England

 Agatha Barbara
No grave photo

Agatha Barbara

11 Mar 1923 – 4 Feb 2002

Maltese President. Born in Zabbar. The eldest...

Zabbar, Southern Harbour, Malta

 Lilian Baylis
No grave photo

Lilian Baylis

9 May 1874 – 25 Nov 1937

British Social Reformer, she is one of the...

Newham, London Borough of Newham, Greater London, England

Dr John Stough Bobbs

Dr John Stough Bobbs

22 Dec 1809 – 1 May 1870

Medical Pioneer. He performed the first...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

 Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

13 Nov 1856 – 5 Oct 1941

American legal scholar, attorney and jurist, best...

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA

 Alexandre Brongniart

Alexandre Brongniart

5 Feb 1770 – 7 Oct 1847

Scientist. The son of architect...

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

 Margaret <I>Cochran</I> Corbin

Margaret Cochran Corbin Cenotaph

12 Nov 1751 – 16 Jan 1800

Revolutionary War Veteran. She is remembered, for...

West Point, Orange County, New York, USA

 Les Crane
No grave photo

Les Crane

3 Dec 1933 – 13 Jul 2008

Radio, Television Personality. He began his radio...

Unknown
 Gertrude Ederle

Gertrude Ederle

23 Oct 1906 – 30 Nov 2003

Olympic Gold Medal Athlete. .Although she won...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Barney Launcelot Ford

Barney Launcelot Ford

22 Jan 1822 – 22 Dec 1902

Colorado Pioneer, former slave and innkeeper....

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA

 Geraldine <I>Bledsoe</I> Ford
No grave photo

Geraldine Bledsoe Ford

5 Nov 1926 – 5 Oct 2003

Judge. She was the first female African-American...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

 Katie Beatrice <I>Green</I> Hall
No grave photo

Katie Beatrice Green Hall

3 Apr 1938 – 20 Feb 2012

US Congresswoman. A member of the Democratic...

Homewood, Cook County, Illinois, USA

 Frances Ellen <I>Watkins</I> Harper

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

24 Sep 1825 – 22 Feb 1911

Poet, Author. Known as "The Bronze Muse", she is...

Collingdale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA

Dr Eva A Jessye

Dr Eva A Jessye

20 Jan 1895 – 21 Feb 1992

Composer, Choir Director. The first black woman to...

Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA

 James Kingsbury

James Kingsbury

29 Dec 1767 – 12 Dec 1848

Highland Hills, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA

Cardinal John McCloskey
No grave photo

Cardinal John McCloskey

10 Mar 1810 – 10 Oct 1885

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

 Alice Elvira <I>Freeman</I> Palmer

Alice Elvira Freeman Palmer

21 Feb 1855 – 6 Dec 1902

Educator. She served as President of Wellesley...

Wellesley, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA

 Gordon A. Parks, Sr

Gordon A. Parks, Sr

30 Nov 1912 – 7 Mar 2006

Motion Picture Director. Born in Fort Scott,...

Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA

 Lori Ann Piestewa

Lori Ann Piestewa

14 Dec 1981 – 23 Mar 2003

Military Figure. Lori Ann Piestewa was a Native...

Tuba City, Coconino County, Arizona, USA

 Amanda Randolph

Amanda Randolph

2 Sep 1896 – 25 Aug 1967

Actress. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, she began...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

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