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Jun 06, 1919

Otis Kermit Rice was born in Hugheston

1945

Otis Rice received an M.A. in education at WVU

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1955

Otis Rice served as president of the West Virginia Historical Society

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1957

Otis Rice began teaching at West Virginia Institute of Technology

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1960

Otis Rice received a Ph.D. in history at Univ. of Kentucky

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1967

Otis Rice served as president of the West Virginia Historical Association

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1976

Otis Rice became book review editor of West Virginia History

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1985

Otis Rice became a member of the editorial board of Filson Club Quarterly

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1986

Otis Rice became vice chairman of the Kanawha County Bicentennial Commission

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1988

Otis Rice became a member of the board of advisers at the WVU Library

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1991

Otis Rice received the first Virgil A. Lewis Award of the West Virginia Historical Society

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1992

Otis Rice became vice president of the West Virginia Historical Education Foundation

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1999

Otis Rice received the first Governor's Award for Outstanding Contributions to West Virginia History or Literature

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2000

Otis Rice received an honorary doctorate from WVU

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Jul 22, 2003

Otis Rice was named West Virginia's first Historian Laureate

Sep 22, 2003

Otis Rice died in Charleston


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