Earl W. Rusk

Earl W. Rusk (December 17, 1885–June 22, 1968) was an American farmer and farm manager in the Mid-West and West. He was born in Illinois and died in Los Angeles County, California.

During his life, Rusk briefly taught an Animal Husbandry course and served as a farm loan agent. He also was the farm service director of two Chicago radio stations in the early part of the 20th century, a railroad agricultural agent, and supervising salesman and farm service director for a rock phosphate company for 14 years.

In his spare time, Rusk raised hogs and cattle on a farm in the Missouri Ozarks before retiring in California.

Rusk graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, where he was also a founding member of FarmHouse fraternity in 1909.


  • Material pulled from the records of FarmHouse International Fraternity, Inc.

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