Francis L. Rice

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Francis Leslie Rice (Selig)

Birthdate: (41)
Death: April 28, 1948 (41)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States (Pneumonia)
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac J Selig and Rosa Selig (Rice)
Husband of Estelle "Stella" "Sally" Rice (Witkowski)
Father of Maria Rice Maness and Leslie Francis Rice
Brother of Isaac Selig and Beryl May England

Occupation: Professional musician, arranger and composer
Managed by: Patricia Nolan (Maness)
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About Francis L. Rice

My grandfather, Francis Rice, was a jazz bassist, guitarist, arranger and composer for several big bands, including the Dorsey Brothers, and worked the East Coast circuit, playing at all the famous jazz venues.

He was born as Francis Selig, and was adopted by his maternal uncle, Frank LeRoy Rice during his childhood.

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Francis L. Rice's Timeline

March 31, 1907
July 22, 1928
Age 21
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
June 16, 1930
Age 23
New York, United States

Auntie, as she was called, was born in NYC in 1930.

April 28, 1948
Age 41
Boston, Massachusetts, United States