Julius David Rose M.D., Ph.D.



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The son of a Lutheran minister, Dr. Rose' was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1824, came to New Jersey in 1845 and married Elizabeth Krieg in New York City in 1847. The following year he became an Episcopalian and founded St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Newark where he served as Rector from 1848 to 1869. During the Civil War he joined the U. S. Army as Chaplain of the 7th Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry from September 1861 to September 1863. After his discharge he entered the field of education serving as Headmaster of St. John's Hall, Summit (1870-1872) and St. Stephen's School, Millburn (1873-1880) . From 1881 until 1890, Dr. Rose' was in residence at Christ Church, Short Hills, where he died on September 12, 1890. He is buried in St. Stephen's Episcopal Cemetery in Millburn. Dr. Rose' had four children George, Emma, Edith, and Elsie. Edith was buried in the family plot in Millburn in 1965.

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