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April 4, 1887

Susanna M. Salter is elected as mayor of Argonia, Kansas and becomes the first female mayor in the United States.

Susanna Madora Salter 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.

Susanna Salter – Politician – Associated Links:

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