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Flora Rose, American home economist. Decorated Chevalier Order of Crown (Belgium). Former member board National Council of Parent Educatoin. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Rose, Flora was born on October 13, 1874 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Samuel Patrick and Mildred Lewis (Boyd) Rose.


Bachelor of Science, Kansas State Agricultural College, 1904. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1909. Pd.D., Albany State Teachers College, 1931.

Doctor of Science, Kansas State College, 1937.


Began as teacher, 1903. Instructor home economics, Cornell Univercity, 1907-1911, professor and head of department, since 1911, director College of Home Economics, 1932-1940, emeritus director, since 1940. Assistant home making editor of Delineator Magazine, 1920-1926.

Member Weight Control Conference called by New York Academy of Medicine and American Medical Association, 1924. Former member of New York State Agriculture Committee Made survey of nutrition of Belgian school children at request of King of Belgium, 1923. Dir food conservation program, New York, 1917-1919.


  • Other Work

    • Author of articles and pamphlets on nutrition and home making.


Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Samuel Patrick Rose

Mildred Lewis (Boyd) Rose