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Candace Kohles Rice

Candace Kohles Rice, American shopping center executive. Achievements include patents for plexiglass cubes. Recipient President's award, Boys Club Buena Park, 1980.


  • Rice, Candace Kohles was born on April 29, 1948 in Twin Falls. Daughter of Fabian Sebastian and Bessie Inez (Chesnut) Kohles.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, California State University, Fullerton, 1970.


    • Partner, vice president Cube Inc., Los Angeles, 1974—1977. Assistant manager World Trade Center, 1974—1978, Buena Park Mall, 1979—1981. Center manager Richard Ellis, London, 1982—1983.

      Leasing and development manager Donahue Schriber, Costa Mesa, California, since 1984. Board directors Boys Club Buena Park, 1979—1981, Visitors and Convention Bureau Buena Park, 1979—1981.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for plexiglass cubes.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member of Southern California Marketing Directors Association (board directors Los Angeles 1979-1981), Assessment Treatment Services Center (committee chairman Santa Ana 1984-1986), International Council Shoppings Centers (Maxi award 1980), Alpha Chi Omega (Outstanding Woman of Orange County award 1970).



    Tennis, skiing, bicycling, riding.


    • Married William Warren Rice, January 30, 1948. Children: Dannell, Kathryn, Victoria.
    • father: Fabian Sebastian Kohles
    • mother: Bessie Inez (Chesnut) Kohles
    • spouse: William Warren Rice
    • children: Dannell Rice
    • Kathryn Rice
    • Victoria Rice
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    Born April 29, 1948
    (age 69)
    • 1970
      California State University
    • 1974 - 1977
      Partner, Cube Incorporated
    • 1974 - 1977
      vice president, Cube Incorporated
    • 1974 - 1978
      assistant, manager World Trade Center
    • 1979 - 1981
      assistant, manager World Trade Center
    • 1982 - 1983
      center manager, Richard Ellis
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1984
      leasing and development manager, Donahue Schriber
      Costa Mesa, California, United States