Sunday, November 13, 2016

Fact of the Day: Susanna Salter

Susanna Salter was elected as the first female mayor of any town/city decades before women could even vote in 1887. As mayor of Argonia, Kansas she was met with some opposition to those who did not want "petticoat rule". She did not seek re-election by the time her turn was over. 

10 comments:

Paulina Mo, lilbitsofchic.com said...

Wow that's pretty cool! I bet that must have been so hard back then.

~Pau
www.lilbitsofchic.com

Margaret D said...

She must not have been popular with the men in Argonia, understandable back in those day I guess.

Dascha said...

Oh, wow!

xoxo
Dascha

Martha said...

All the way back then! I can just imagine how challenging it was for her.

Emmylou said...

That's such a great accomplishment and a welcome piece of news after the whole tragedy of last election result:(

stephen Hayes said...

I doubt the men made it easy for her.

Pat Hatt said...

She sure beat the odds

Christine said...

interesting!

Anna and Klaudia said...

Interesting post ;)

Kati said...

Wow, how did she do that?

Have a great day,
-Kati