- Born September 30, 1891.
- Parents were SHERMAN RICE and MARY VIOLA HARTWELL.
- Served in the medical corps in World War I.
- Married HELEN SPOONER on June 19, 1921. Helen was born August 6, 1896 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.
- JACK HARTWELL RICE, born October 12, 1922, killed at Gibralter, July 20, 1944. He was a First Lieutenant in Air Corps Paratroop Carrier, and served in the invasion of France. He never married.
- MARILYN NANCY RICE, born October 6, 1924; died November 3, 1949. Married Dr. ALBERT YOUNG on March 16, 1946.
- The Hartwells of America..., by Lyman Willard Densmore, Hartwell & Lorenzen, Saginaw MI, 1956. Page 183