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Rose Named to Head Justice Dept. Tax Division

September 29, 1987

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Reagan will nominate William S. Rose Jr. to be an assistant attorney general in charge of the Tax Division of the Justice Department, the White House announced Tuesday.

Rose, if confirmed by the Senate, would succeed Roger Olsen.

Since 1981, Rose has been an attorney in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Before that, he was with the firm of Frost and Jacobs from 1977-81. From 1973-76, Rose was an attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel in the Tax Court Litigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service.

Rose, a native of Columbia, S.C., is a graduate of the University of the South and the University of South Carolina Law School and Georgetown University Law Center.

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