Gustavius W Rust

Male11 January 1867–6 July 1953

Brief Life History of Gustavius W

Gustavius W Rust was born on 11 January 1867, in Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States as the son of Gustavus Rust and Elizabeth Noll. He died on 6 July 1953, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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  • August Rust in household of Elizabeth Rust, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gustavius W Rust, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Gustavus W Rust, "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"

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1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Swiss German (also Rüst): topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent elm tree, Rust (Old High German ruost), or in northern Germany for someone who lived by a resting place or halt along a route, from Middle Low German ruste ‘rest’.

German: habitational name from a place called Ruest in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.

German: from the rare personal name Rusto (from Old High German (h)rustan ‘prepare, get ready (for military action)’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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