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Earle Milford Rice Papers 1926-1941
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Biography

Biographical Note

Born in East Hartford, Connecticut, Earle M. Rice received his M.D. from the University of Oregon in 1915. He also earned doctorates in tropical medicine and tropical health in England. He spent most of his career, 1918-1939, researching cholera and malaria in India for the Indian Tea Association and the King Edward VII Pasteur Institute. From 1939 to 1941 Rice directed the health division of the State Public Service Authority in South Carolina. He then spent a year as a lecturer on tropical medicine at the Army Medical School. He retired from the U.S. Army as a colonel. Rice died February 8, 1959.