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On November 24, 1942, a second article in the Telegraph Herald identified another troop as the first in Dubuque. Girl Scout Troop Number One in Dubuque, according to this article, began in September 1932. Annette Christianson (a public school teacher), had been a Girl Scout leader in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was assisted by Hedwig Salzmann, and Myrtle Faldorf in organizing girls from ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH beginning with Margaret Salzmann, Hedwig Salzmann's daughter.Troop I, the "Lone Troop," registered with national Girl Scout headquarters in 1933, had Christianson as the captain and Faldorf as first lieutenant. A second troop was soon formed.
By 1935 with nine other troops developed in other parts of the city, a council was organized to coordinate and direct the work of the ten troops. Dubuque Girl Scouts, chartered by Girls Scouts of the U.S.A. in 1935, became the Little Cloud Girl Scout Council in 1966.
On May 7, 1985, Hedwig and Margaret were honored at the annual council dinner during the 50-year anniversary celebrations.
See: Margaret DEMING