Henry Rice was born in Helvetia, West Virginia in 1978. He is the son of Catherine Irene Mailloux and grandson of Eleanor Mailloux, the co-founder of the Hutte (the local restaurant, which you may read about here). He cooks for the Hutte Sunday buffet and is the owner of the Helvetia-based company Streamline Seamless Gutter. Mr. Rice is an avid hunter, trapper, ginseng and ramp digger, morel mushroom hunter, and a collector of old bottles and artifacts.
Read about his life in Helvetia in his oral history interview.