Keith Jackson Rice

3 April 1934–19 December 2010 (Age 76)
Washtucna, Adams, Washington, United States

The Life of Keith Jackson

When Keith Jackson Rice was born on 3 April 1934, in Washtucna, Adams, Washington, United States, his father, John Henry Rice, was 42 and his mother, Emma Laura Boston, was 37. He married JoAnne Myrl Hesse on 29 June 1956. He lived in Kahlotus Election Precinct, Franklin, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 19 December 2010, in Kirkland, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Keith Jackson Rice
JoAnne Myrl Hesse
Marriage: 29 June 1956

Spouse and Children

29 June 1956

Parents and Siblings



    James Orville Rice


    Lucille Boston Rice



World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 6

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • J Keith Rice in household of H John Rice, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Keith J Rice in entry for Joanne Hesse Rice, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Keith J Rice, "Washington Divorce Index, 1969-2014"

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