logo logo

Rose Anne Rice

Rose Anne Rice, American manufacturing executive. Achievements include development of first all vinyl glove (Cyralon), all vinyl flourescent-red traffic cones and delineators, Polyvinyl chloride caps/thread protectors, children's boots, disposable vinyl gloves. Recipient Woman of Year in Industry award, 1967.

Background

  • Rice, Rose Anne was born on February 22, 1921 in Flandreau, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Vincent Archibald and Olga (Anderson) Doyle.

  • Education

    • Attended, Augustana College, 1940. Attended, University Washington, 1943. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Arts Center School, 1945.

      Postgraduate, University California Northridge, 1958. Postgraduate, Valley College, 1980—1982.

    Career

    • Freelance designer, 1945—1948. Art director Broadway Department Stores, 1949—1955. Designer, new product development Rice Manufacturing Company, Van Nuys, California, 1949—1966, owner, president, since 1966.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of first all vinyl glove (Cyralon), all vinyl flourescent-red traffic cones and delineators, Polyvinyl chloride caps/thread protectors, children's boots, disposable vinyl gloves.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Vice president, program chairman Delphian Society, 1958—1966. Solicitor United Way, Heart Fund, John Tracy Clinic. Program chair to raise funds for University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center Eye Clinic, 1955—1971.

    Member Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce. Press chairman Republican congressional campaigns, 1958—1960. Member of Society Plastics Engineers (program chair).

    Connections

    • Married Ashley W. Rice, February 24, 1949 (deceased 1966).
    See on larger map
    • 1940
      Augustana College
    • 1943
      University Washington
    • 1945
      Arts Center School
    • 1958
      University California Northridge
    • 1945 - 1948
      Freelance designer
    • 1949 - 1966
      designer
      Van Nuys, California, United States
    • 1949 - 1955
      art director, Broadway Department Stores
    • 1966
      designer
    • show more ...

    Award