Person:Arthur Rouse (1)

Arthur Blythe Rouse
d.25 Jan 1956
m. 14 Dec 1910
Facts and Events
Name Arthur Blythe Rouse
Gender Male
Birth? 20 Jun 1874 Boone, Kentucky, United States
Marriage 14 Dec 1910 to Minnie E. Kelly
Residence? 1920 Burlington, Boone, Kentucky, United States
Death? 25 Jan 1956
Burial? Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States

Arthur Blythe Rouse was a member of Congress from 1911-1927 from sixth Kentucky District. He was never defeated.

ROUSE, Arthur Blythe (1874—1956)

ROUSE, Arthur Blythe, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Burlington, Boone County, Ky., June 20, 1874; attended the public schools; was graduated from Hanover College, Indiana, in 1896 and from the Louisville Law School in 1900; was admitted to the bar in 1900 and commenced practice in Burlington; in 1907 became the first secretary of the Kentucky State Racing Commission and served four years; served as State revenue commissioner under Gov. Ruby Laffoon; secretary to Representative Daniel Lynn Gooch and Representative Joseph L. Rhinoch; member of the Democratic State executive committee from 1903 to 1910; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1927); was not a candidate for renomination in 1926; chairman of the Democratic National Congressional Committee from 1921 until he resigned in December 1924; resumed the practice of law in Erlanger, Ky.; operated several bus companies; appointed clerk of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky on October 8, 1935, and served until his resignation due to ill health in January 1953; died in Lexington, Ky., January 25, 1956; interment in Lexington Cemetery.