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William Henry Rice

W.H. Rice
Full Name: William Henry Rice
Birth date: August 12, 1859
Death date: March 13, 1930

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 38th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1924 due to redistricting. Act approved 1921 and effective Apr. 1, 1924, 37th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 60, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) 38th Legislature - List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November Seventh, 1922, oath of office administered, 1/9/1923, p. 1-2. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Pedigree Resource File - William Henry Rice, born 8/12/1859 in Hazel Hill, MO, died 3/13/1930 in Duke, TX, married Sarah Elizabeth LaPrade on 8/23/1923 in Cooke Co., TX. International Genealogical Index shows same born Johnson, MO. FamilySearch .
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - W.H. Rice, Decatur, Wise County, age 66, stock farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Genealogical Outline of the Will Rice Family - William Henry Rice. Stories link notes "Grandaddy Will became a Texas State Senator." Will Rice Family Online Reunion .
  • "Senator Rice is a Progressive," 12/8/1922, p. 10. Wise County Messenger .

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