Jean Rice

1918–1984 (Age 65)
Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jean

Jean Rice was born on 31 August 1918, in Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan, United States. She died on 15 February 1984, in her hometown, at the age of 65.

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Jean Rice
1918–1984
Philip Frederick Shoemaker
1917–1992

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World Events (3)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 36

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant of Reese .2 Americanized spelling of German Reis .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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