Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
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1945 – Patricia Ireland, born on the 19th of October in Oak Park, Illinois. She is a U.S. administrator and feminist.
1966 – Obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee.
1975 – A law degree from the University of Miami School of Law.
1991 – 2001 – She served as president of the National Organization for Women.
1991 – In December, she gave an interview with The Advocate, a gay national publication, in which she stated that she had a husband and a female partner, Pat Silverthorn, a longtime activist in the Socialist Workers Party.
1996 – Published an autobiography, What Women Want.
2000 – Played a significant role in the brief presidential bid of former Senator Carol Moseley Braun.
2003 – Served briefly as the chief executive officer of the YWCA.
– In October, she was dimissed, although YWCA spokespeople denied that conservative pressure was a factor in the decision.