James H. Rose

Picture of Agent James Holland Rose.
Date of Birth: 
1875
Date of Death: 
October 25, 1920
Location of Death: 
Swain County, NC

Circumstances of Death

Prohibition Agent James Rose was participating in a still raid near Asheville, Swain County, NC, when he was attacked and killed by moonshiners.

Personal

Agent Rose was born in Swain City, NC.  He was survived by his wife, Mary (née Cable) and seven children.

Associated Artifacts: 
Image of the Death Certificate of James Holland Rose.
Newspaper article regarding James Rose
Picture of the death announcement from the Treasury Department regarding James Holland Rose.
Last Reviewed August 21, 2015