Born in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, May 8, 1941; graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School, Youngstown, Ohio, 1959; B.S., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1963; M.S., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1973; M.S., Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, 1976; executive director, Mahoning County, Ohio, Drug Program, Inc., 1971-1981; sheriff, Mahoning County, Ohio, 1981-1985; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-July 24, 2002); expelled from the House of Representatives pursuant to H. Res. 495, passed on July 24, 2002; unsuccessful candidate as an Independent for the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.
Read Jim's famous speech on the Bankruptcy of the United States HERE
Read Jim's famous One Minute Speeches HERE
Larken Rose is a self-described "enemy of the state." The author of several books, two written while serving a year as a political prisoner of the gang which calls itself "The United States Government," Mr. Rose is an ardent proponent of self-ownership and a purely voluntary society.