Rice William Means Edit Profile
Student Sacred Heart College, Denver, Colorado. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1901.
Began practice at Denver, 1901. County judge, Adams County, Colorado, 1902-1904. Manager of safety and excise, City and County of Denver, 1923 (resigned).
Attorney City and County of Denver, 1923-1924. Member United States Senate from Colorado, 1924-1927. Enlisted in Colorado National Guard, 1895, 2d and First lieutenant 1st Colorado Infantry, 1898-1899.
Commanded company of scouts, Philippine campaign, 1899. Recommended for Medal of Honor and promotion by Major Generals Greene and Bell. Captain Colorado National Guard, 1903.
Commissioned lieutenant colonel infantry, United States Army, June 22, 1917. Graduate Field Officers’ School, Langres, France. Commanded 4th United States Infantry in Meuse-Argonne campaign, later commanded 157th Infantry.
Honorary discharge May 15, 1919.
The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.
Member Society Army of the Philippines (commander in chief 1913), Veterans Foreign Wars of the United States (commander in chief 1914-1915), United Spanish War Veterans (commander in chief 1926).
Married C. Frances Dickinson, April.