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:
- Susanna Madora Salter | Kansas Historical Society: https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/susanna-madora-salter/12191
- Susanna Madora Salter | Kansas Historical Society: http://www.kancoll.org/khq/1954/54_3_billington.htm
- Susanna Madora Salter | University of Kansas Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equality https://emilytaylorcenter.ku.edu/pioneer-woman/salter
- Susanna M. Salter: The first woman mayor in the United States | Vintage News: http://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/04/16/susanna-m-salter-the-first-woman-mayor-in-the-united-states/
- “Men Nominated her as a Cruel Joke” | The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/04/07/americas-first-female-mayor-was-elected-130-years-ago-men-nominated-her-as-a-cruel-joke/?utm_term=.55466f4a3c2b
- “Prank Leads to Election of Nation’s First Woman Mayor” | Genealogy Bank: https://blog.genealogybank.com/prank-leads-to-election-of-nations-first-woman-mayor.html
- Susanna Salter | Encyclopedia of the Great Plains: http://plainshumanities.unl.edu/encyclopedia/doc/egp.gen.032