Patience Latting 1918-2012 24/43

"Mrs. Patience Latting, left, Ward 2 (city) council candidate, signs in with clerk, Mrs. Clarence Hicks." Mrs. Latting lead all six Ward 2 candidates, but she was forced into a 4/4/67 run-off election. Mrs. Latting won in April of 1967 and became the first woman city council member in Oklahoma City history. Staff photo by Tony Wood taken 3/21/67; photo ran in the 3/21/67 Oklahoma City Times.