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Weird History Women On Stamps In The United States  

Constance Bennet
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List of women on stamps issued by the United States Postal Service. This list celebrates all 138 of the women who have been commemorated in stamp form. Being featured on US postage is an honor, and these famous women deserve it.

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Abigail Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 74 (1744-1818) - Issued in 1985

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Jane Addams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 75 (1860-1935) - Issued in 1940

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Louisa May Alcott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 56 (1832-1888) - Issued in 1940

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Gracie Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 69 (1895-1964) - Issued in 2009

5
Fran Allison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 82 (1907-1989) - Issued in 2009

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Marian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 96 (1897-1993) - Issued in 2005

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Susan B. Anthony is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 86 (1820-1906) - Issued in 1936

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Virginia Apgar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 65 (1909-1974) - Issued in 1994

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Mildred Bailey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 44 (1907-1951) - Issued in 1994

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Ella Baker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 83 (1903-1986) - Issued in 2009

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Josephine Baker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 69 (1906-1975) - Issued in 2008

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Lucille Ball is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 78 (1911-1989) - Issued in 2001

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Theda Bara is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Died at 70 (1885-1955) - Issued in 1994

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Ethel Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 80 (1879-1959) - Issued in 1982

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Clara Barton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 91 (1821-1912) - Issued in 1948

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Daisy Bates is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 92 (1859-1951) - Issued in 2009

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Ruth Benedict is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 61 (1887-1948) - Issued in 1995

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Mary McLeod Bethune is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 80 (1875-1955) - Issued in 1985

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Emily Bissell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 87 (1861-1948) - Issued in 1980

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Elizabeth Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 89 (1821-1910) - Issued in 1974

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Nellie Bly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 58 (1864-1922) - Issued in 2002

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Clara Bow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 60 (1905-1965) - Issued in 1994

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Mary Carson Breckinridge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 84 (1881-1965) - Issued in 1998

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Fanny Brice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Died at 60 (1891-1951) - Issued in 1991

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Pearl S. Buck is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 81 (1892-1973) - Issued in 1983

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Julia de Burgos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 39 (1914-1953) - Issued in 2010

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Hattie Caraway is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 72 (1878-1950) - Issued in 2001

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Rachel Carson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 57 (1907-1964) - Issued in 1981

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Maybelle Carter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 69 (1909-1978) - Issued in 1993

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Sara Carter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 80 (1898-1978) - Issued in 1993

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Nellie Cashman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Nellie Cashman Dec. at 80 (1845-1925) - Issued in 1994

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Mary Cassatt is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 82 (1844-1926) - Issued in 1966

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Carrie Chapman Catt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 88 (1859-1947) - Issued in 1948

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Martha Chase is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003) - Issued in 1997

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Mary Boykin Chesnut is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Mary Boykin Chesnut Dec. at 63 (1823-1886) - Issued in 1995

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Patsy Cline is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 31 (1932-1963) - Issued in 1993

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Jacqueline Cochran is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 74 (1906-1980) - Issued in 1996

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Bessie Coleman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 34 (1892-1926) - Issued in 1995

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Gerty Cori is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 61 (1896-1957) - Issued in 2008

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Imogen Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 93 (1883-1976) - Issued in 2002

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Virginia Dare is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Issued in 1937

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Bette Davis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 81 (1908-1989) - Issued in 2008

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Agnes de Mille is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 88 (1905-1993) - Issued in 2004

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Emily Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 56 (1830-1886) - Issued in 1971

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Dorothea Dix is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 85 (1802-1887) - Issued in 1983

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Amelia Earhart is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Issued in 1963

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Edna Ferber is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 83 (1885-1968) - Issued in 2002

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Dorothy Fields is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 69 (1905-1974) - Issued in 1996

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Ella Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 79 (1917-1996) - Issued in 2007

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Lynn Fontanne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Women On Stamps In The United States
Dec. at 96 (1887-1983) - Issued in 1999