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James Miller Rose
Sept. 17, 1921 - June 1, 1993
A Man Who Loved His Country and State
and Served Them Well
Roxana Newton Rose
Oct. 16, 1927
||James Miller Rose
||Section:Patriots' Hill, Section 1 (A)
|Reason for Eligibility:
||Assistant Adjutant General, Air National Guard; Member, Greater South Texas Cultural Basin Commission
||September 17, 1921
||June 1, 1993
||June 3, 1993
ROSE, JAMES MILLER (1921~1993) Brigadier General James Miller Rose was born September 17, 1921 in Little Elm, Texas, the son of George W. and Lillie Reynolds Rose.
General Rose served in Texas state government for over 30 years. Following service in the US Army Air Corp during WWII, he joined the Texas National Guard in 1947. He helped form the first Air National Guard unit in Dallas, Texas, and served with the Air Guard until 1971. He served as the first Assistant Adjutant General-Air by appointment of Governor John Connally.
Following his retirement from the Air National Guard, he served on the staff of Governor Dolph Briscoe as Director of the Division of Planning and Coordination. He concluded his state service as Executive Director of the Texas Water Development Board, and as a member of the Texas Water Quality Board.
He worked until the time of his death in private business; as a breeder and trainer of Welsh ponies, and as a counselor for a youth home in New Braunfels.
Information taken from Austin American-Statesman obituary "Brig. Gen. (Ret.) James M. Rose," which ran in the Wednesday, June 2, 1993 edition of the Statesman.