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Susanna Madora Salter

(1860 - 1961)

  • Moved from Ohio to Kansas with parents in 1872
  • Attended Kansas State Agricultural College
  • Moved to Argonia, nominated for mayor by several men as a joke in 1887
  • Received two-thirds of the votes
  • Elected first woman mayor in the United States, generating worldwide interest

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