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David Rutledge was born in 1945 in LaFayette, Alabama and grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He traces his commitment to public service to his experience protesting a segregated lunch counter as a teenager. He attended Tennessee State University and the University of Michigan Law School. Mr. Rutledge has served as Superior Township Supervisor, Ypsilanti State Representative, and as a member of the Washtenaw County Parks Commission and Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees. He dedicates this interview to his parents and his late wife, Gerri.
Ann Arbor News, March 4, 1944
Commission and gold bars were received Feb. 24 by Donald L. Alway, a University graduate and son of Guy G. Alway, of 331 Packard St., at the graduation ceremony of the Army Air Forces Training Command School at Yale University. Lt. Alway left Wednesday night after being home on leave, and his wife, the former Corine L. Pesha, of Ann Arbor, returned with him to Foster Field, Tex., where they will remain for 30 days. He'll then go to Mitchell Field.
Ann Arbor News, June 9, 1944
BROTHERS ON LEAVE: For the first time in two years, the Lts. Conlin, sons of Frank C. Conlin, of 711 E. Ann St., saw each other when they came home on leave at the same time. First Lt. William A. Conlin, (left) 26, has seen action with the Fifth army amphibious forces in Africa, Sicily and Italy. His brother, Second Lt. Irving T. Conlin, (right), 22, a transport pilot, is with an Army Air Forces troop carrier command and expects overseas duty in the near future. Irving will return to duty Wednesday at Fort Wayne, Ind., after a 10-day leave, and William, who was home on a 21-day leave, has reported to North Carolina for reassignment. Irving's wife, the former Helen Dunn, resides at the Ann St. address.