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RICE, Benjamin Franklin, senator, born in East Otto, Cattaraugus County, New York, 26 May, 1828. After obtaining his education in an academy, he taught for several winters, studied law, and was admitted to the bar at Irvine, Kentucky He was a presidential elector in 1856, and was elected to the Kentucky legislature in 1865. Mr. Rice removed to Minnesota in 1860, enlisted in the National army in 1861, was appointed a captain in the 3d Minnesota infantry, and served in that grade till 1864, when he resigned and established himself in the practice of law at Little Rock, Arkansas He was the organizer of the Republican party in Arkansas in 1867, was chairman of its central committee, managed the electoral canvass during the predominance of his party, and was elected to the United States senate, serving from 3 June, 1868, till 3 March, 1873.
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