List of first women mayors
The first woman to serve as mayor is believed to be Susanna M. Salter of the United States who served as mayor of Argonia, Kansas, in 1887. However, the first woman recorded winning a mayoral election was Nancy Smith in 1862, who declined to be sworn in as mayor of Oskaloosa, Iowa.
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- List of first women governors and/or chief ministers
- List of first women mayors in the United States
- List of the first women holders of political offices
- Women in government
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