John Delos Rouse, American lawyer. Member National Geography Society, Loyal Legion.
Rouse, John Delos was born on July 24, 1838 in Miller Tp., Knox Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Erastus S. S. and Polly (Mills) Rouse.
Educated Sloan’s Academy private tutor, Mount Vernon, O.
2d, Mistress Blanche Wainwright Shakespeare, of Wilmington, Delaware, November 26, (1906. Admitted to bar, 1860. Captain 77th Illinois Volumes from September 2, 1862, afterward transferred to 130th Illinois Volumes.
Mustered out August, 1865. Bvtd. major United States.V. “for faithful and meritorious services during the campaign against the City of Mobile and its defenses.” Chief deputy collector and afterward acting collector of internal revenue at New Orleans, 1866-1867. Practicing law in New Orleans, 1867-1912.
Retired and removed to Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Member National Geography Society, Loyal Legion.
Married Josephine Julian, September 6, 1866 (now deceased).