Emma Rous

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Emma Rous
Strafford 7 District
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Educator
Emma Rous (b. October 1, 1944) is a former Democratic member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, representing Strafford 7 from 2002 tp 2010.


Rous earned her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College; M.A. from Columbia University and C.A.S. from the Harvard School of Education. Her professional experience includes working in curriculum development for the Education Development Center; as a high school teacher for Oyster River School District, facilitator of New Hampshire Department of Education, and education consultant for the University of New Hampshire.[1]

Committee assignments

While in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rous served on the following committees:



See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rous did not seek re-election to Strafford 7 in 2010.


See also: New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Rous finished third for the six-seat Strafford 7 District in New Hampshire receiving 5,815 votes, behind Democrats Janet Wall(8,056), and Naida Kaen(5,936), and ahead of Democrats Marjorie Smith(5,730), Judith Spang(5,668) and Timothy Horrigan(5,629) and Others(52).[2]

New Hampshire House of Representatives, Strafford 7 District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Janet Wall (D) 8,056
Green check mark transparent.png Naida Kaen (D) 5,936
Green check mark transparent.png Emma Rous (D) 5,815
Green check mark transparent.png Marjorie Smith (D) 5,730
Green check mark transparent.png Judith Spang (D) 5,668
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Horrigan (D) 5,629
Others 52


Rous and her husband, Walter, have two children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Hampshire House Strafford 7 District
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