Rose to Run for State Representative in District 21


April 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Retired educator John Rose, from Creston, announced today (Wednesday), that he will run as a Democrat for the Iowa House in the new District 21, which includes all of Union and Adams Counties and parts of Cass and Pottawattamie Counties.

John Rose (D), from Creston

In a Press Release, Rose said “As a teacher and football coach, I spent years in the classroom helping our kids and grandkids become engaged, successful citizens. We also have to guarantee that no child or school in rural Iowa gets left behind.”

Now retired, Rose was a secondary Social Studies teacher and assistant football coach at Creston High School for 28 years and also worked at Adair-Casey High School in Adair. He has served as a substitute teacher in Creston and also authored a football coaching book.

John Rose was born and raised in Spencer, and graduated from Spencer High School. He received his Bachelors and Masters from Mankato State University in Minnesota. His wife Lois is a retired English and Speech teacher. The couple has a two adult children and three grandchildren.