Joseph Holt Rose

b. 1 August 1901, d. 29 August 1988
  • Joseph Holt Rose was born on 1 August 1901 in California.
  • He married Helen Irene Johnstone, daughter of Robert LeGrand Johnstone and Caroline Ann Maclaren, on 21 January 1933 in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, at San Gabriel Chapel, by license issued the 17th, with Episcopal clergyman John R. Atwill officiating. Witness was Douglass Ewell Parshall, Santa Barbara.
  • The following appeared on 22 January 1933 in The New York Times: Glen Ridge, N.J., Jan. 21) Miss Helen Johnstone, daughter of Mrs. Robert Le Grand Johnstone of 100 Ridgewood Avenue, this place, was married to Joseph Holt Rose, son of Mrs. Walter Malins Rose of Pasadena, Cal., this afternoon in San Gabriel Chapel, Pasadena.
         The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Robert Le Grand Johnstone Jr., and attended by her sister-in-law, Mrs. Johnstone Jr., as matron of honor. Douglas Parshall of Santa Barbara, Cal., was best man, and Jo Henderson of San Francisco and Buel Hammett of Santa Barbara were ushers.
         The couple will reside in Pasadena.
         The bride attended the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N. Y., and was graduated from Vassar College. She is a member of the Junior League of Newark. Mr. Rose is a graduate of the University of California and Harvard Law School.
  • Helen Irene Johnstone and Joseph Holt Rose appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, at 411 California Terrace. Other members of the household included Joseph Holt Rose Jr. and Mary Frances Wamble. Also in the household was one female domestic servant.
  • He was employed as a lawyer by a bank, according to the 1940 census.
  • Joseph Holt Rose died on 29 August 1988 at age 87 in Los Angeles County, California.
  • His wife Helen Irene Johnstone became a widow at his death.
  • He was interred at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California.
  • Last Edited: 19 Jul 2014

Family: Helen Irene Johnstone b. 1 January 1908, d. 18 December 1993