Esther Pohl Lovejoy She was the first woman to serve as Oregons public health officer. She also founded the Womens Hospital Services. sent ambulance drivers, nurses and doctors to Europe in She was also a suffragette!
Blessed Jose Sanchez del Rio, martyred during the persecution of Catholics in Mexico during the Despite horrible torture, Jose refused to deny Christ, even if it meant losing his life. His story is told in the film, For Greater Glory.
Irena Sendler A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older
Margaret Mitchell, (in started writing in She had read her way through most of Atlanta's Carnegie Library, so her husband brought home a typewriter and said: "Write your own book to amuse yourself." The result was Gone with the Wind.