Arthur James Rose

10 October 1895–11 March 1981 (Age 85)
Kelley, Story, Iowa, United States

The Life of Arthur James

When Arthur James Rose was born on 10 October 1895, in Kelley, Story, Iowa, United States, his father, George Washington Rose, was 41 and his mother, Minnie May Ward, was 22. He married Cordia Mae Pigg on 2 September 1926, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Poweshiek Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 11 March 1981, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Colfax Cemetery, Colfax Township, Webster, Iowa, United States.

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Arthur James Rose
Cordia Mae Pigg
Marriage: 2 September 1926

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2 September 1926
Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 23

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, French, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (Latin rosa), in various applications. In part it is a topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew, or a habitational name for someone living at a house bearing the sign of the rose. It is also found, especially in Europe, as a nickname for a man with a ‘rosy’ complexion. As an American surname, this name has absorbed cognates and similarsounding names from other European languages.2 English: variant of Royce .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the word for the flower (German Rose, Yiddish royz), or a metronymic name from the Yiddish female personal name Royze, derived from the word for the flower.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Arthur J Rose, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Rose, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur James Rose, "Iowa State Census, 1905"

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