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William Clayton Rose Edit Profile

army officer , real estate executive

William Clayton Rose, American army officer, real estate executive. Awarded Legion Merit. Member of the United States Olympic Committee, 1922-1940, 50, board directors, from 1963.

Background

Rose, William Clayton was born on July 6, 1890 in Brooklyn, Alabama, United States. Son of John Edward and Mary Emma (Brooks) Rose.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mississippi A. and M. College (now Mississippi State), 1910. Attended Command and General staff schedul, 1928-1929, Army War College, 1935-1936, Graduate National War College.

Career

Commnd. Second lieutenant, Infantry, United States Army, 1911, advanced through ranks to major general, 1945. Assistant to the adjunct general, April 1941-June 1942. With War Manpower Commission, successively as chief of military div., chief of executive services, and vice chairman 1942-1945.

Chief of staff and military adviser United States High Commissioner to Philippine Islands, 1945-1946. Retired from Army, 1946. Vice president Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association, 1946-1949.

Manpower consultant Office Secretary of Defense, 1950-1951. President Chevy Chase Realty Company Inc., 1952-1955. Vice president Samuel E. Bogley Maryland., Inc., 1956-1958.

Membership

Member of the United States Olympic Committee, 1922-1940, 50, board directors, from 1963. Clubs: Chevy Chase (Maryland.), Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Rita Keane, November 15, 1919.

father:
John Edward Rose

mother:
Mary Emma (Brooks) Rose

spouse:
Rita Keane