[image ALT: Much of my site will be useless to you if you've got the images turned off!]
Bill Thayer

[image ALT: Cliccare qui per una pagina di aiuto in Italiano.]

[Link to a series of help pages]
[Link to the next level up]
[Link to my homepage]
This site is not affiliated with the US Military Academy.
[decorative delimiter]

 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1874

Vol. III

(Born O.)

Frank S. Rice

(Ap'd O.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1870, to June 17, 1874, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 17, 1874.

Served: at the Military Academy as Assistant Instructor of Artillery Tactics, July 6 to Aug. 31, 1874, — and Assistant Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, July 31 to Aug. 31, 1874; in garrison at Key West, Fla., Dec. 5, 1874, to Apr. 1, 1875, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1875, to May 5, 1876, — and Ft. Warren, Mas., May 13 to Aug. 31, 1876; on Signal duty at Ft. Whipple, Va., Sep. 1, 1876, to Nov. 9, 1877; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Michigan Military University, Nov. 14, 1877, to Apr. 7, 1879; in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., to Aug. 21, 1879, — Ft. Warren,

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1879)

Mas., to Sep. 30, 1880, — Ft. Adams, R. I., to Nov. 10, 1881, — and Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., to Oct. 1, 1882; on leave of absence, to Apr. 1, 1883; in garrison at Ft. Mason, Cal., to Apr., 1889; and on sick leave of absence, to –––––.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — On sick leave of absence to Feb., 1891, when he was

Retired from Active Service,
for disability in the line of duty Feb. 20, 1891.

(Major, 1st California Artillery, U. S. Volunteers, May 9, 1898)

Served: In camp at Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., in command of Artillery Battalion, to Nov. 6, 1898. — En route to Manila until Dec. 6, 1898; at Cavite, P. I., until Feb. 9, 1899. — In command of outpost of Cavite, near San Roque, P. I., until June 27, 1899. — Provost-Marshal, District of Cavite, from Dec., 1898 until Feb., 1899. — Left Cavite to embark on transport Sherman, July 22, 1899. — Arrived at San Francisco, Aug. 24, 1899.

(Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service, Sept. 21, 1899)

Civil History. — Assistant Manager of Kern County Land Company at Bakersfield, Kern County, Cal. — Inspector 3d Brigade National Guard of California, 1894 to ––––

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer.

Civil History. — Assistant to Manager of Kern County Land Company at Bakersfield, Kern County, Cal., 1895 to 1901; Inspector 3d Brigade National Guard of California, 1894 to 1899; Vice-President and Manager First National Bank of Bakersfield, California, Aug., 1901, to –––––; Vice-President Producers'º Savings Bank of Bakersfield, Cal., 1895 to –––––; Vice-President People's Mutual Building and Loan Association of Bakersfield, Cal., 1895 to ––––

Residence, Bakersfield, Cal.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Frank Sabinus Rice, Born July 21, 1850.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1879.

First Lieut., U. S. A., Retired, Feb. 20, 1891,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Major, 1st California Artillery, U. S. Volunteers, May 9, 1898.

Honorably Mustered Out of Volunteer Service, Sept. 21, 1899.

Civil History. — Inspector, 3rd Brigade, National Guard of California, 1894 to 1899; Assistant to Manager of Kern County Land Company at Bakersfield, Cal., 1895 to 1901; Vice-President and Manager, 1st National Bank of Bakersfield from August, 1901; Vice-President Producer'sº Savings Bank of Bakersfield from 1895; Vice-President People's Mutual Building and Loan Association of Bakersfield from 1895.

Died, May 17, 1910, at Bakersfield, Cal.: Aged 59.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1918.

Buried, Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, CA.

[image ALT: Valid HTML 4.01.]

Page updated: 11 Dec 14