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.
April 4, 1887
Susanna Madora Salter
Argonia, KS, USA
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Susanna Madora Salter (née Kinsey; March 2, 1860 – March 17, 1961) was a U.S. politician and activist. She served as mayor of Argonia, Kansas, becoming the first woman elected as mayor and one of the first women elected to any political office in the United States.
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