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Rice, Isaac Leopoldlocked

(22 February 1850–02 November 1915)
  • Joseph W. Slade

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Rice, Isaac Leopold (22 February 1850–02 November 1915), attorney and entrepreneur, was born in Wachenheim, Bavaria, the son of Mayer Rice, a language tutor, and Fanny Sohn. The family emigrated to Philadelphia about 1855. A brilliant student, Rice at sixteen left Philadelphia’s famed Central High School to study music and literature in Paris; at eighteen he became the Paris correspondent for the Philadelphia ...

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