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HAMPTON W. RICE


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Bucks

Biography

03/24/1844 - 05/26/1926

RICE, Hampton, a Representative from Bucks County; born, March 24, 1844 in Solebury Township, Bucks County, Pa.; attended, Excelsior Normal Institute, Carversville, Pa.; school director; farmer; engaged, fertilizer sales; member, Bucks  County Republican Committee (1893-1894); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1899-1902); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the Senate (1902); died, May 26, 1926 in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania; interred, Solebury Friends Burying Grounds, Solebury, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.