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army officer

John Hodgen Rice, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal; Commander Legion of Honor (French). Served during strikes at Chicago, and at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, July-October 1894.

Background

Rice, John Hodgen was born on January 6, 1870 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Virgil and Aurelia R. Rice.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1893.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 3d Cavalry, June 12, 1893. First lieutenant ordnance, November 21, 1898. Captain, April 5, 1903.

Major, October 10, 1907. Lieutenant colonel, July 1, 1916. Colonel N.A., January 8, 1918.

Brigadier general N.A., February 18, 1918. Lieutenant colonel ordnance, September 15, 1919.

Membership

Served during strikes at Chicago, and at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, July-October 1894.

Connections

Married Mary L. Angell, November 7, 1903.

father:
Virgil Rice

mother:
Aurelia R. Rice

spouse:
Mary L. Angell