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Colvin Patterson Rouse, L.L.B.

Lexington, Kentucky

Delta Sigma Pi, Phi Delta Phi, Editor-in-Chief - Kentucky Law Journal, President - Henry Clay Law Society

-The Kentuckian, 1928

Colvin Patterson Rouse (July 28, 1903 - July 3, 1993) was born in Midway, Kentucky to Julius Ephraim Rouse and Cora Dell Conner. Rouse practiced law in Versailles, Kentucky after graduation. He partnered with other lawyers, including A. B. Chandler and Field McLeod, throughout his career. Rouse also served as president of the Citizens Bank of Midway, as a Woodford County Election Commissioner, and as a special trial judge throughout the state. Rouse was married three times--his wives were Elizabeth Turner (m. 1928, d. pre-1936), Helen Dedman (m. 1936, w. 1987), and Rebecca Adams (m. 1988).