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EMILY's List

ORGANIZATION

Democratic political action committee, founded 1985.

Official Website:
http://www.emilyslist.org/

Location:
Washington, DC

Founding Date:
1985

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Madeleine Albright
Diplomat
15-May-1937   Bill Clinton's Secretary of State
Paul Allaire
Business
21-Jul-1938   Twice CEO of Xerox
Anne Archer
Actor
24-Aug-1947   Fatal Attraction
Jean M. Auel
Novelist
18-Feb-1936   The Clan of the Cave Bear
John Backus
Computer Programmer
3-Dec-1924 17-Mar-2007 Inventor of BNF, led FORTRAN team
Polly Bergen
Actor
14-Jul-1930   Cape Fear
Marilyn Bergman
Songwriter
10-Nov-1929   The Way We Were
Shelley Berkley
Politician
20-Jan-1951   Congresswoman, Nevada 1st
Betsy J. Bernard
Business
16-May-1955   President of AT&T, 2002-03
J. Veronica Biggins
Business
19-Oct-1946   Partner, HNCL Search
Crandall C. Bowles
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Springs Global
Christie Brinkley
Model
2-Feb-1954   Supermodel
Lester R. Brown
Activist
28-Mar-1934   Earth Policy Institute
Jackson Browne
Singer/Songwriter
9-Oct-1948   Running on Empty
Ruth E. Bruch
Business
27-Jun-1953   CIO, Kellogg Company
M. Michele Burns
Business
c. 1958   CFO of Marsh & McLennan
Anne M. Busquet
Business
c. 1951   Former EVP at American Express
Brook Byers
Business
c. 1946   Co-Founder, Kleiner-Perkins
Julia Carson
Politician
8-Jul-1938 15-Dec-2007 Congresswoman from Indiana, 1997-2007
Hodding Carter III
Journalist
7-Apr-1935   Carter Administration mouthpiece
James Carville
Government
25-Oct-1944   Clinton campaign strategist
Rosanne Cash
Country Musician
24-May-1955   Rhythm and Romance
Kathy Castor
Politician
20-Aug-1966   Congresswoman, Florida 11th
Lois Chiles
Actor
15-Apr-1947   Moonraker
Susan Clark
Actor
8-Mar-1940   Katherine Papadapolis on Webster
Martha Coakley
Politician
14-Jul-1953   Attorney General of Massachusetts
Ben Cohen
Business
18-Mar-1951   Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Jon Corzine
Politician
1-Jan-1947   Governor of New Jersey, 2006-10
Molly J. Coye
Business
c. 1946   Founder, Health Technology Center
Susan Crown
Business
c. 1958   VP at Henry Crown and Company
Blythe Danner
Actor
3-Feb-1943   Futureworld
Roxanne J. Decyk
Business
c. 1951   Executive at Shell Oil
Rosa DeLauro
Politician
2-Mar-1943   Congresswoman, Connecticut 3rd
Diane Denish
Politician
c. 1950   Lt. Governor of New Mexico
Betty Dodson
Author
24-Aug-1929   Sex for One
Patricia Duff
Socialite
Apr-1954   Ron Perelman's ex-wife
Don Edwards
Politician
6-Jan-1915   Congressman from California, 1963-95
Stuart Eizenstat
Diplomat
15-Jan-1943   US Ambassador to the EU, 1993-96
Nora Ephron
Author
19-May-1941 26-Jun-2012 When Harry Met Sally
Melissa Etheridge
Musician
29-May-1961   Come To My Window
Dianne Feinstein
Politician
22-Jun-1933   US Senator from California
Geraldine Ferraro
Politician
26-Aug-1935 26-Mar-2011 Walter Mondale's VP candidate in 1984
James B. Flaws
Business
c. 1949   CFO of Corning
Donald Fowler
Government
12-Sep-1935   DNC chairman, 1995-97
Marilyn French
Author
21-Nov-1929 2-May-2009 The Women's Room
Kim Gandy
Activist
25-Jan-1954   President of NOW
Geoff Garin
Business
?   Pollster
Gabrielle Giffords
Politician
8-Jun-1970   Congresswoman from Arizona, 2007-12
Walter Gilbert
Chemist
21-Mar-1932   Sequencing techniques for DNA
Mary L. Good
Educator
20-Jun-1931   Donaghey Professor, U. Arkansas
Jamie S. Gorelick
Attorney
6-May-1950   9-11 Commission member
Karen Grassle
Actor
25-Feb-1944   Ma on Little House on the Prairie
Rosemarie B. Greco
Business
c. 1946   Pennsylvania Health Care Reform director
Robert H. Grubbs
Chemist
27-Feb-1942   Metathesis
Mandy Grunwald
Activist
c. 1958   Hillary Clinton media adviser
Bill Guthridge
Basketball
27-Jul-1937   UNC Head Coach, 1997-2000
William R. Hambrecht
Business
c. 1935   W.R. Hambrecht & Co.
Susan Hammer
Politician
21-Dec-1938   Mayor of San Jose, 1991-98
Colleen Hanabusa
Politician
4-May-1951   Congresswoman, Hawaii 1st
Herbie Hancock
Jazz Musician
12-Apr-1940   Innovative jazz/fusion composer and pianist
Nancy H. Handel
Business
c. 1950   CFO of Applied Materials, 2004-06
Elizabeth Hardwick
Critic
27-Jul-1916 2-Dec-2007 Seduction and Betrayal
Jane Harman
Politician
28-Jun-1945   Congresswoman from California, 1993-2011
Sidney Harman
Business
5-Aug-1918 12-Apr-2011 Founder of Harman International
Ed Harris
Actor
28-Nov-1950   The Rock
Peter D. Hart
Government
c. 1942   Democratic pollster
Christie Hefner
Business
8-Nov-1952   CEO of Playboy, 1988-2009
Sandra L. Helton
Business
c. 1949   CFO of Telephone & Data, 1998-2006
Don Henley
Musician
22-Jul-1947   The Eagles
Mazie Hirono
Politician
3-Nov-1947   Congresswoman, Hawaii 2nd
James C. Hormel
Diplomat
1-Jan-1933   US Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1999-2001
Norman Hsu
Philanthropist
Oct-1951   Notorious Democratic donor
Heather F. Hurlburt
Activist
c. 1967   Executive Director, National Security Network
Molly Ivins
Columnist
30-Aug-1944 31-Jan-2007 Loudmouthed Texas dame
Anne Jackson
Actor
3-Sep-1926   Folks!
Mick Jackson
Film Director
4-Oct-1943   The Bodyguard
Luci Baines Johnson
Relative
2-Jul-1947   Daughter of LBJ
Nancy J. Karch
Business
c. 1948   Former Partner, McKinsey & Co.
Caroline Kennedy
Relative
27-Nov-1957   Daughter of John F. Kennedy
Barbara Kennelly
Politician
10-Jul-1936   Congresswoman from Connecticut, 1982-99
Nan Keohane
Scholar
18-Sep-1940   Political scientist
Carolyn Kilpatrick
Politician
25-Jun-1945   Congresswoman from Michigan, 1997-2011
Billie Jean King
Tennis
22-Nov-1943   Defeated Bobby Riggs in '73 Battle of the Sexes
Coretta Scott King
Activist
27-Apr-1927 30-Jan-2006 Widow of Dr. Martin Luther King
Herb Kohl
Politician
7-Feb-1935   US Senator from Wisconsin
Jerome Kohlberg, Jr.
Business
10-Jul-1925   KKR, Kohlberg & Company
Joan W. Konner
Journalist
c. 1929   Dean, Columbia School of Journalism, 1988-97
Kay Koplovitz
Business
c. 1945   Co-Founder, USA Network
Suzanne Kosmas
Politician
25-Feb-1944   Congresswoman from Florida, 2009-11
Judith Krantz
Novelist
9-Jan-1928   Scruples
Eileen S. Kraus
Business
c. 1938   Connecticut National Bank
Mary Anne Krupsak
Politician
26-Mar-1932   Lt. Governor of New York, 1975-78
Don LaFontaine
Actor
26-Aug-1940 1-Sep-2008 Voiceover powerhouse
Bill Laimbeer
Basketball
19-May-1957   Detroit Pistons #40, retired
Celinda Lake
Government
?   Lake Research Partners
Sidney Lapidus
Business
c. 1937   Warburg Pincus
Barbara Lawton
Politician
5-Jul-1951   Lt. Governor of Wisconsin
Gerry Laybourne
Business
19-May-1947   CEO of Oxygen Media
Norman Lear
Film/TV Producer
27-Jul-1922   Creator of All in the Family
Carol Leifer
Comic
27-Jul-1956   Comic inspired Seinfeld's Elaine
Gerda Lerner
Historian
30-Apr-1920   The Woman in American History
Phil Lesh
Bassist
15-Mar-1940   Bassist for Grateful Dead
Ann Lewis
Activist
19-Dec-1937   Clinton advisor
Kathleen Ligocki
Business
c. 1956   CEO of Tower Automotive, 2003-07
Zoe Lofgren
Politician
21-Dec-1947   Congresswoman, California 16th
Linda Koch Lorimer
Business
c. 1953   Secretary of Yale University
Amy Madigan
Actor
11-Sep-1950   Places in the Heart
Marjorie Magner
Business
1949   Former Citibank executive
Ellen Malcolm
Activist
2-Feb-1947   Founder, EMILY's List
Janet Malcolm
Journalist
1934   The Journalist and the Murderer
Wendie Malick
Actor
13-Dec-1950   Judith on Dream On
Marsha Mason
Actor
3-Apr-1942   The Goodbye Girl
Anthony A. Massaro
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Lincoln Electric Holdings, 1996-2004
Margaret A. McKenna
Educator
c. 1946   President of Lesley University, 1985-2007
Allyn Ann McLerie
Actor
1-Dec-1926   They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Jayne Meadows
Actor
27-Sep-1920   City Slickers
Mary S. Metz
Educator
c. 1937   President of Mills College, 1981-90
Diane Middlebrook
Author
16-Apr-1939 15-Dec-2007 Biographer of Anne Sexton
Ruth Ann Minner
Politician
17-Jan-1935   Governor of Delaware, 2001-09
Patricia E. Mitchell
Business
c. 1943   CEO of PBS, 2000-06
Lloyd N. Morrisett
Administrator
2-Nov-1929   President, Markle Foundation, 1969-98
Kathy Najimy
Actor
6-Feb-1957   Voice of Peggy on King of the Hill
Grace Napolitano
Politician
4-Dec-1936   Congresswoman, California 38th
Janet Napolitano
Politician
29-Nov-1957   US Secretary of Homeland Security
Martina Navratilova
Tennis
18-Oct-1956   Nine-time Wimbledon winner
Nancy S. Newcomb
Business
c. 1946   Former Citigroup executive
Beth Nolan
Attorney
1951   White House Counsel, 1999-2001
Jessye Norman
Singer
15-Sep-1945   Operatic soprano
Rosie O'Donnell
Talk Show Host
21-Mar-1962   The Rosie O'Donnell Show
Lyndon L. Olson
Diplomat
1947   US Ambassador to Sweden, 1998-2001
John Olver
Politician
3-Sep-1936   Congressman, Massachusetts 1st
Gilbert S. Omenn
Business
30-Aug-1941   Professor, University of Michigan
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actor
27-Sep-1972   Shakespeare in Love
Sara Paretsky
Novelist
8-Jun-1947   V. I. Warshawski detective novels
Chris Parnell
Actor
5-Feb-1967   Saturday Night Live
Sheila A. Penrose
Business
c. 1946   Former Northern Trust executive
Jared Polis
Politician
12-May-1975   Congressman, Colorado 2nd
Faith Popcorn
Pundit
c. 1948   The Popcorn Report
Vikki L. Pryor
Business
c. 1953   CEO of SBLI Mutual Life
Lois E. Quam
Business
c. 1961   Managing Director, Piper Jaffray
Christine C. Quinn
Politician
25-Jul-1966   Speaker, New York City Council
Robert Rauschenberg
Sculptor
22-Oct-1925 13-May-2008 American modern sculptor and painter
Andrea L. Rich
Business
c. 1944   Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Ann Richards
Politician
1-Sep-1933 13-Sep-2006 Governor of Texas, 1991-95
Barbara K. Rimer
Doctor
c. 1949   Dean, UNC School of Public Health
Alice Rivlin
Economist
4-Mar-1931   Founding director, Congressional Budget Office
Elizabeth H. Roberts
Politician
17-Apr-1957   Lt. Governor of Rhode Island
Sharon Percy Rockefeller
Business
10-Dec-1944   CEO of WETA Public Broadcasting
ReBecca Koenig Roloff
Business
c. 1954   YWCA of Minneapolis
Hilary Rosen
Lobbyist
22-Oct-1958   CEO of the RIAA, 1998-2003
Sheli Z. Rosenberg
Business
2-Feb-1942   Equity Group Investments
Lynn Forester de Rothschild
Business
2-Jul-1954   Telecom executive
Lucille Roybal-Allard
Politician
12-Jun-1941   Congresswoman, California 34th
Cheryl Saban
Philanthropist
30-Apr-1951   Saban Family Foundation
Sheryl Sandberg
Business
28-Aug-1969   COO of Facebook
Susan Sarandon
Actor
4-Oct-1946   Louise in Thelma and Louise
Jan Schakowsky
Politician
26-May-1944   Congresswoman, Illinois 9th
Lynn Schenk
Politician
5-Jan-1945   US Congresswoman from California, 1993-95
Pauline A. Schneider
Attorney
c. 1943   Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Pat Schroeder
Politician
30-Jul-1940   Congresswoman from Colorado, 1973-97
Allyson Schwartz
Politician
3-Oct-1948   Congresswoman, Pennsylvania 13th
Kathleen Sebelius
Politician
15-May-1948   US Secretary of HHS
Jeanne Shaheen
Politician
28-Jan-1947   US Senator from New Hampshire
Donna Shalala
Government
14-Feb-1941   Secretary of HHS, 1993-2001
Stanley K. Sheinbaum
Activist
12-Jun-1920   Publisher, New Perspectives Quarterly
Karen Shepherd
Politician
5-Jul-1940   Congresswoman from Utah, 1993-95
Adele Simmons
Administrator
21-Jun-1941   President, MacArthur Foundation, 1989-99
Neil Simon
Playwright
4-Jul-1927   The Odd Couple
Nancy Sinatra
Singer
8-Jun-1940   Has boots made for walkin'
James D. Sinegal
Business
1-Jan-1936   CEO of Costco
Alan D. Solomont
Business
1957   DNC National Finance Chairman, 1997
Joan Spero
Diplomat
c. 1944   Under Secretary of State, 1993-97
Mary Steenburgen
Actor
8-Feb-1953   Goin' South
Vivian M. Stephenson
Business
c. 1937   COO of Williams-Sonoma, 2003-06
Patty Stonesifer
Business
1956   Co-Chair of Gates Foundation
Barbra Streisand
Singer
24-Apr-1942   You Don't Bring Me Flowers
Deborah Tannen
Linguist
7-Jun-1951   You Just Don't Understand
Ellen Tauscher
Politician
15-Nov-1951   Former Congresswoman, California 10th
Sheri S. Tepper
Author
16-Jul-1929   The Gate to Women's Country
Marlo Thomas
Actor
21-Nov-1937   That Girl
George Tiller
Doctor
8-Aug-1941 31-May-2009 Late-term abortionist
Lily Tomlin
Actor
1-Sep-1939   Laugh-In
Edward Tufte
Author
14-Mar-1942   The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Mary Jean Crenshaw Tully
Activist
15-Dec-1925 27-Dec-2003 Feminism activist
Kathleen Turner
Actor
19-Jun-1954   Romancing the Stone
Lynde B. Uihlein
Activist
1945   Schlitz heiress, Founder of Brico Fund
Elaine S. Ullian
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Boston Medical Center
Lois M. Van Deusen
Attorney
c. 1939   Partner, McCarter & English
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editor
7-Oct-1959   Editor of The Nation
Robert Venturi
Architect
25-Jun-1925   Postmodernist architect
Alice Walton
Relative
7-Oct-1949   World's 13th richest person, 2005
Ruth Warrick
Actor
29-Jun-1915 15-Jan-2005 Phoebe Tyler on All My Children
Diane Watson
Politician
12-Nov-1933   Congresswoman from California, 2001-11
Ruth Westheimer
Talk Show Host
4-Jun-1928   4'7" of concentrated sex
Bradley Whitford
Actor
10-Oct-1959   The West Wing
Kathryn J. Whitmire
Politician
15-Aug-1946   Mayor of Houston, 1982-91
James Whitmore
Actor
1-Oct-1921 6-Feb-2009 Give 'em Hell, Harry!
Margaret Whitton
Actor
30-Nov-1950   The Secret of My Succe$s
Karen Hastie Williams
Business
c. 1944   Retired Partner, Crowell & Moring
Robert Wise
Film Director
10-Sep-1914 14-Sep-2005 The Sound of Music
Lynn Woolsey
Politician
3-Nov-1937   Congresswoman, California 6th
Charles A. Yamarone
Business
c. 1959   Libra Securities
Molly Yard
Activist
6-Jul-1912 21-Sep-2005 President of NOW, 1987-91
Bud Yorkin
Film Director
22-Feb-1926   Start the Revolution Without Me
Steven Zaillian
Screenwriter
30-Jan-1953   Schindler's List


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