Mays among ‘Living Legends’ to be honored in July

An orchestra conductor, a black newspaper publisher, a nurse and a federal judge will be honored as Indiana living legends
in July.

The Indiana Historical Society announced Tuesday the list of honorees for its July 16 Indiana Living Legends Gala in downtown

The list includes:

— Conductor Laureate Raymond Leppard, who served as music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra from 1987
to 2001.

— William and Rose Mays. William Mays is publisher of the Indianapolis Recorder, the nation's fourth-oldest
black newspaper, and started Mays Chemical, one of the nation's largest chemical distributors. His wife, Rose, is professor
emeritus at the Indiana University School of Nursing.

— U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker.

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