09/23/1829 - 09/15/1899

ROSE, William Grey, a Representative from Mercer and Venango Counties; born, September 23, 1829 in Mercer County, Pa.; attended, Austinburg Grand River Institute; attended, Beaver Academy; private, Company H, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteers Heavy Artillery (1863-1865, Civil War); farmer; instructor, Latin and Math, Beaver Academy; attorney-at-law; editor and proprietor, Independent Democrat; elected as a Republican the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1857 and 1858; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1859); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1860); engaged, oil business; engaged, real estate business; elected, mayor, Cleveland, Ohio (1877-1878, 1891-1892); unsuccessful campaign, Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1883); died, September 15, 1899 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; interred, Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

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