Kansas Elects First Female Mayor

Susanna Madora Salter was elected the first female mayor of Argonia, KS, USA on April 4, 1887. She served one year receiving a salary of $1US.

A photographic reproduction of the official notice of election sent to Mrs Lewis Allison Slater in April 1887.

Banner Credit: At left, Mrs. Salter in 1887, at the age of 27. At right, Mrs. Salter in 1954, on her 94th birthday. Photos courtesy of Mrs. Salter and Mr. Billington.

Date:
      April 4, 1887
Name(s):
      Susanna Madora Salter
Occupation:
      Mayor
Location:
      Argonia, KS, USA

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