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Susanna "Dora" Salter, born on 3/2/1860. In 1887, at age 27, she was elected Mayor of Argonia, Kansas, becoming the 1st woman mayor and the 1st woman elected to political office in the United States.

The First Woman To Run For President — In 1872

Victoria Claflin Woodhull the first woman to run for President in 1872, a time when most women did not even have the right to vote.

Kate Barnard First woman in America to be elected to a statewide office. This amazing woman was elected before women could vote. She was a major influence on the Constitution of the new state of Oklahoma. She was able to get 30 laws passed to protect prisoners, the poor, orphans, union members, Native Americans, etc. When she died sick and alone, corrupt politicians arranged her burial in an unmarked grave. Going in History > Women's History.

Marianne Cohen was a member of a Jewish resistance group who was caught in May 1944 while smuggling children to Switzerland. She was brutally tortured but did not give away the names of her superiors. In July 1944 Marianne was executed by the Germans. The children were saved. #WomensDay #wmnhist

Ann Bassett (May 12, 1878 - May 8, 1956), also known as Queen Ann Bassett. ~ She was a prominent female rancher of the Old West who was an associate of outlaws, particularly Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch. Her and Butch Cassidy began dating when she was 15.

Margaret Brown - “Unsinkable Molly Brown” - The true history of Denver’s leading lady, in this anniversary year of the famous Titanic disaster.

Mary Harris Jones (Mother Jones), The Most Dangerous Woman in America... She was denounced on the floor of the United States Senate as the "grandmother of all agitators," and replied: "I hope to live long enough to be the great-grandmother of all agitators." Her motto: "Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living."

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying

The soldier and the letter-writer - a lady with a notepad who gave comfort to the dying

Oldest passenger to live was pictured here. Millvina Dean.She died when she was 97.The ironic thing is that she was the Youngest passenger onboard the Titanic.She was only 9 weeks old.

Windshield wiper inventor Mary Anderson 1866-1953. In a visit to New York City in the winter, she observed that the motorman drove with the front window open because the windshield had falling sleet. Home in Alabama she hired a designer for a hand-operated device to keep a windshield clear and had a local company produce a working model. She applied for, and in 1903, got, a 17-year patent for a windshield wiper.