Photo Gallery: Patience Latting 1918-2012 12/43

'A SURPRISE birthday party Friday for Mayor Patience Latting attracted City Hall administrators and members of the mayor's and city manager's staffs.  After the party, Mayor Latting and her secretary, Fran Tabor, right, dig in for a second helping.  Asked which milestone she had reached, Mrs. Latting replied, 'legal age.'" Staff photo by Dave Pate taken 8/27/71; photo ran in the 8/28/71 Daily Oklahoman.