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Mildred Carolyn Wallhausen, American publisher. Achievements include Sun. School teacher 70 yrs. Inducted Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame, 2000.


Wallhausen, Mildred Carolyn was born on April 3, 1914 in New York City. Daughter of James Meroe and Frances (Bronson) Savell.


Graduate, Brown Business College, 1932.


Proofreader Daily American Republican, Poplar Bluff, 1933-1936. Co-owner Enterprise-Courier, Charleston, 1936-1969, public, from 1969, East Prairie (Missouri) Eagle, from 1969.


  • Achievements include Sun. School teacher 70 yrs.


  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: (children's book) Bobby Butterfly, 1986. Watercolor artist.


Member Missouri Governor's Advisory Council, Comprehensive Health Planning Council, 1969-1973. Member Bootheel CHP Coun. 1971-1972, Charleston Park and Recreation Board, 1972-1977, Senior Citizens Housing Project, 1973, Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, 1945-1953, Southeast Missouri Regional Council Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, 1976-1978, Mississippi County Child Welfare Council, 1974-1977.

Board directors Mississippi County Child Development Center, 1974-1977. President Eugene Field Elementary School Parent-Teachers Association, 1948, Charleston High School Parent-Teachers Association, 1935. Chapter mother Federal Housing Administration, 1955, 62.

Member Mississippi County Community Churches. Commissioner East Prairie Housing Authority, since 1992. SEMO State University Copper Dome Society(president council), member citizens advisory board Southeast University, Cape Girardeau KRCU-Public Radio, 1996-1999.

Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Southeast Missouri Press Assn (president 1981, historian since 1982), Mississippi County Sheltered Workshops (board member since 1985), American Legion Aux, Citzens' Advisory Board 1997-1999.


Married Arthur Louis Wallhausen Senior, September 25, 1936 (deceased November 1969). Children: Art L. Junior, Elizabeth Gail.

James Meroe Savell

Frances (Bronson) Savell

Arthur Louis Wallhausen Senior

Art L. Junior Wallhausen

Elizabeth Gail Wallhausen