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Col Edwin Jehu Rose
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1887
Sand Fork
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1961
Maryland, USA

Edwin Jehu Rose was the son of Descomb Anderson and Sarah Alice (Wiseman) Rose and the grandson of Rev. Jehu Rose and Elizabeth Jane Nida.
The families lived near Mudsoc in Gallia Co., Ohio.

Edwin married Ruth DeFrehn. They had two sons, Charles and Dr. Harold D. Rose, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Captain Edwin J. Rose
Born June 9, 1897, Waterloo, OH. Son of Mr. & Mrs. D. A. Rose. Entered service Sept. 7. Medical Reserve Corps. Sailed for England, Oct. 8, 1917. Served with British and later with American forces. Sent to France and served at Base & Field Hospitals. Returned to U.S. for special services.

Rose, Edwin Jehu
Date of Birth:: 06/09/1887
Date of Death: 01/05/1961
Date of Interement: 01/09/1961
Buried at: Section 30 Site 126 RH

Washington Post
Jan 6, 1961

Dr. Edwin Rose Of Mount Alto
Dr. Edwin J. Rose, 73, retired manager of Mount Alto Veterans Hospital who spent 41 years in Government service, died Wednesday night at his home, 4501 Cortland Rd., Chevy Chase, apparently of a heart attack.
Dr. Rose retired from his Mount Also post in 1957. A specialist in orthopedic surgery, he had previously managed veterans hospitals in three other cities and had been an executive in the Veterans Administration central office.
Born in Cadmus, Gallia Co., Ohio, he received his medical degree from Ohio State University in 1917 and entered the Medical Corps, in which he served three years.
After the Veterans Administration was established in 1930, he became chief of the General Hospital Division here.
During World War II, Dr. Rose was a colonel in the Medical Corps, then returned to the VA as Acting Chief of Surgery in the Department of Medicine and Surgery.
In 1947, he was appointed manager of the veterans hospital in Minneapolis and three years later, became Assistant Director of Hospital Operations Service. He assumed his Mount Alto post in 1953.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth L. at the home and, a son, Dr. Harold D. of Milwaukee.
Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday from the S. Hines Funeral Home, 2901 14th St. NW, with burial in Arlington Cemetery.

Family links: 
  Descomb Anderson Rose (1858 - 1940)
  Sarah Alice Wiseman Rose (1859 - 1928)
  Ruth L. DeFrehn Rose (1892 - 1982)
  Harold DeFrehn Rose (1924 - 1984)*
  Olive Bell Rose Davis (1881 - 1968)*
  Edwin Jehu Rose (1887 - 1961)
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Irene (Rose) Warner
Record added: Jan 08, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10291708
Col Edwin Jehu Rose
Added by: Irene (Rose) Warner
Col Edwin Jehu Rose
Added by: Irene (Rose) Warner
Col Edwin Jehu Rose
Added by: Irene (Rose) Warner
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