American editor and economist; born in Omaha, Neb., 1871; son of Edward Rosewater; educated in Columbia University, New York (A.M. 1892; Ph.D. 1893). Rose-water was fellow in political science at Columbia University during the year 1892-93. He entered journalism by joining the staff of "The Omaha Bee" in 1893, becoming managing editor of that paper two years later. In 1896 he was appointed regent of the Nebraska State University. In 1893 he produced "Special Assessments: A Study in Municipal Finance," and subsequently contributed to "Palgrave's Dictionary of Political Economy," to "Historic Towns of the Western States," and to the "New Encyclopædia Britannica" (1903). Rosewater is a member of several national associations and societies, and of the Republican state and executive committees of Nebraska.