Ann Arbor News, May 6, 1954
JUNIOR-SENIOR GIRL SCOUT OFFICERS: New officers of the Girl Scouts junior-senior planning board are Mary Wheeler of Troop 3, president; Lois Michelfelder of Troop 65, treasurer; Ann Peterson of Troop 11, secretary; and Barbara Kuhn of Troop 11, vice-president. The planning board, started this year, is composed of a delegate and alternate from each troop of girls in seventh through 12th grades.
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Mary McDade was born in Columbia, South Carolina in 1939, but grew up in Ann Arbor. Her parents Albert and Emma Wheeler were active in local politics and civil rights. As a college student, McDade helped found the University of Michigan chapter of the NAACP. She moved to Peoria, Illinois with her husband Joe Billy McDade in 1963. After raising four children, she built a career in law. McDade graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law and she has been a justice of the Illinois Appellate Court since 2000.
Ann Arbor News, February 22, 1957
YEARBOOK PATRON SELLERS: John Boudeman and Mary Wheeler, both of St. Thomas High School, are shown at work to sign William C. Walz, president of Ann Arbor Savings and Loan Association (far right) as a patron of the Shamrock, the school's yearbook. St. Thomas High students this week and next are seeking patrons to help underwrite the cost of publication of the yearbook.