20 Female Firsts: Janet Yellen and Other Groundbreaking American Women

20 Female Firsts: Janet Yellen and Other Groundbreaking American Women

By The Fiscal Times Staff  // 

Mary Baker Eddy

The founder of the Christian Science movement, Eddy (1821-1910) is the "only American woman to found a lasting American-based religion," according to the National Women's Hall of FameIn 1908, two years before she dies at age 89, Eddy also launched The Christian Science Monitor.

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