Dorothy Jo Lusk

1924–January 1986 (Age 62)
Texas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Jo

When Dorothy Jo Lusk was born in 1924, in Texas, United States, her father, Ivory Lee Lusk, was 28 and her mother, Robbie Vera Bennett, was 24. She lived in Sweetwater, Nolan, Texas, United States for about 5 years. She died in January 1986, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Ivory Lee Lusk
Robbie Vera Bennett
Robert Lee Lusk
Virginia Inez Lusk
Baby girl Lusk
Dorothy Jo Lusk

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 5

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 17

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Leask .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Dorthy J Lusk in household of Ivory L Lusk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy Jo Lusk in household of Rufus Arps, "United States Census, 1940"

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