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Henry Mower Rice

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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