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THOMAS J. RICE


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1875 Republican
1876 Republican
1881-1882 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

08/05/1841 - 09/19/1919

RICE, Thomas J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, August 5, 1841 in Doe Run, Chester County, Pa.; first lieutenant, Company I, 114th Regiment, “Collis Zouaves,” Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1865, Civil War); engaged, rag merchant; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874 and 1875; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1876); clerk, city of Philadelphia; reelected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1880; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882); died, September 19, 1919 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.