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 John Andrew Rice, Jr

John Andrew Rice, Jr

Lynchburg, Lee County, South Carolina, USA
Death 16 Nov 1968 (aged 80)
Lanham, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row I, Lot 56 Lower, Site 3
Memorial ID 67830821 · View Source
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- John Andrew Rice [1862-1930]
- Anna Belle (Smith) Rice [1862-1899]

Married (1) Nell (Aydelotte) Rice

- John Andrew Rice, III [1914-1914]
- Mary Rice [1916-?]
- Frank Rice [1918-?]

Married (2) Dikka Caroline (Moen) Rice in 1942

- Peter N. Rice [1943-?]
- Elizabeth Rice

John Andrew Rice, Jr. was born in 1888 to Reverend John A. Rice, Sr. and his first wife Anna Belle Smith Rice, of an upper class South Carolinian family. He died in 1968.

He attended Oxford and worked as the Head of the Classics Department in the New Jersey College for Women.

He worked at Rollins College until he was dismissed in 1933. In 1933, he founded of the Black Mountain College. He left Black Mountain amid controversy in 1939. From 1943 to 1957, he was a self-employed writer.

Rice married Nell Aydelotte, the sister of Frank Aydelotte of Swarthmore College, and in 1942, Dikka Moen. He and Nell had three children: John A III (b. and d. 1914), Mary (1916), and Frank (b. 1918). He and Dikka had children: Peter N. (1943) and Elizabeth D. (unknown). Peter had a congenital heart problem and attended Shrub Oak Central School of Shrub Oak, New York. In the 1940s, Rice appears to have lived in Arkansas and Sarasota, Florida and been writing a book. Dikka was a librarian.

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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 3 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67830821
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Andrew Rice, Jr (1 Feb 1888–16 Nov 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67830821, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .