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Judge Philip Rose to Speak at Hamden Memorial Day Services

May 21, 2012

Retired Vinton County Probate-Juvenile Judge Philip Rose will deliver the keynote address at the Hamden Memorial Day Services on May 28.

Activities will begin with a parade at 11:30, which will form on Chillicothe Street and proceed to the Hamden Cemetery, where Rose will speak.

Rose is a Cum Laude graduate of Ohio University and The University of Cincinnati College of Law. He served in the United States Army from 1971 through 1973, where he served as a Special Agent in Military Intelligence as a Korean Language Specialist. He served 13 months in Korea.

Rose served as Vinton County Probate and Juvenile Judge from 1985 until 2003 and has served as judge by assignment in various Common Pleas Courts throughout Ohio. He has also served as the Law Director for the Villages of McArthur, Hamden and Zaleski.

Rose is a member of American Legion Post 303 and has always been active in community organizations. Rose served many years on the Vinton County Little League Board, the Vinton County Welfare Advisory Board, Advisory Board for Child Abuse and Neglect, American Legion Boys State selection committee, Head Start Policy Council, Children First Executive Council and currently serves as the President of the Vinton County Veterans Affairs Commission.

Rose recently served in The Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 87th Ohio House District.

Services will be conducted by Vinton County VFW Post 5299 and Auxiliary at the Hamden Cemetery following the parade.

Anyone wishing to participate in the parade should be at the parade lineup location by 11 a.m. For more information, contact Jim Beckner at 384-2231.

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