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Henry Mower Rice

Henry Mower Rice, American senator. member United States Chippewa Commission to carry out provisions of Act of 1889 for relief and civilization of Chippewas in Minnesota; member board regents University of Minnesota.

Background

  • Rice, Henry Mower was born on November 29, 1817 in Waitsfield, Vermont, United States. Son of Edmund and Ellen (Durkee) Rice.

  • Career

    • Made United States treaty with Ojibway Indians for land, 1847. Delegate United States Congress from Territory of Minn. Delegate to Philadelphia National.

      President Minn; president Board Pub.

    Membership

    Member United States Chippewa Commission to carry out provisions of Act of 1889 for relief and civilization of Chippewas in Minnesota. Member board regents University of Minnesota.

    Connections

    • Married Matilda Whitall, March 29, 1849, 9 children.
    • father: Edmund Rice
    • mother: Ellen (Durkee) Rice
    • spouse: Matilda Whitall
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    Born November 29, 1817
    Died January 15, 1894
    (aged 76)
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