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Rev Luther Rice

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Rev Luther Rice

Birth
Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 1836 (aged 52–53)
Burial Saluda County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 41374422 View Source

Luther Rice was one of the first American Baptist foreign missionaries. He returned to America to raise funds to support Baptist missions and was instrumental in establishing organized Baptist life in America. Never married.

Luther Rice was the founder of the Columbian College in the District of Columbia (1821), now The George Washington University.


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  • Created by: Dacanta
  • Added: 31 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 41374422
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41374422/luther-rice : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Luther Rice (1783–1836), Find a Grave Memorial ID 41374422, citing Pine Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Saluda County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Dacanta (contributor 47158985) .