Biography of C. A. Rice
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C. A. RICE.
C. A. Rice, the capable superintendent of the Missouri Blanket Vein, at Prosperity, Jasper county, Missouri, is a native of Buckland, Linn county, Missouri, and was a son of L. M. and Fanny (Letteer) Rice, both of whom were natives of Pennsylvania. The maternal grandparents are now residents of Linn county, Missouri, where the father of our subject was one of the early settlers.

Prior to coming to Jasper county Mr. Rice was the efficient superintendent of a mine in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The plant at Prosperity has three shafts, two hundred and thirty feet deep, with a two hundred ton mill. Both of these plants require a superintendent of ability and experience, and A. R. Anthony, of Wilkesbarre, who is the manager of both the North American Coal Company of Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, and the Missouri Blanket Vein at Prosperity, Missouri, selected Mr. Rice for the responsible position he now hMololdsfter his year of satisfactory work for the North American Company. Here he has full charge, and the results indicate that no better man could have been selected.

Mr. Rice was married to Miss Ida Schooley, of Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, October 25, 1893, and thethey havee son, Russell L.

From:
The Biographical History of Jasper County, Missouri
By Hon. Malcolm G. McGregor
The Lewis Publishing Co.
Chiago 1901


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