Thomas Ervin Rusk

16 June 1910–15 June 1969 (Age 58)
Westville, Adair, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Thomas Ervin

When Thomas Ervin Rusk was born on 16 June 1910, in Westville, Adair, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Robert Rusk, was 34 and his mother, Fanny Maude Evans, was 29. He married Effie Mae Dart on 15 February 1946, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Adair, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Chance Township, Adair, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 15 June 1969, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ervin Rusk
1910–1969
Effie Mae Dart
1923–2008
Marriage: 15 February 1946
Thomas Allen Rusk
1946–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1946
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    Thomas Allen Rusk

    Male1946–2009Male

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World Events (8)

1911 · The Salt Lake Airport

Age 1

The site for the Salt Lake International Airport started as a desolate area of the Valley that was originally used to herd sheep. A cinder-covered landing strip was subsequently created for the Great International Aviation Carnival that was held later in that same year. It brought many pioneers of the aviation industry. Aviator Glenn H. Curtiss brought his newly invented Seaplane to the carnival and demonstrated it to the public by taking off from the Great Salt Lake. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, it sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by travelers to and from Utah. It became a hub for Delta Air Lines after its merger with Western Airlines.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1927

Age 17

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: probably a topographic name from Gaelic riasg ‘marsh’, ‘bog’. Compare Risk .2 Probably also an altered form of German Ruske, Roske, diminutives of Rose .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Ervin Rusk, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thomas Ervin Rusk, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thomas Ervin Rusk, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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