• Born date: 1868-10-19
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1943-11-29
Bertha Knight Landes

Bertha Knight Landes (October 19, 1868 – November 29, 1943) was the first female mayor of a major American city, serving as mayor of Seattle, Washington from 1926 to 1928. After years of civic activism, primarily with women's organizations, she was elected to the Seattle City Council in 1922 and became Council President in 1924.