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army officer

James Loring Lusk, American army officer. Served in various duties of corps engrs., and as assistant instructor and instructor military engineering at West Point.; Member of the United States Board Geographic Names, March 21, since 1899.

Background

Lusk, James Loring was born on February 1, 1855 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Amos (Doctor of Medicine and Agnes Sterret (Clow) L.

Education

Graduate West Point, 1878.

Career

Appointed Second lieutenant June 14, 1878, First lieutenant June 14, 1881, captain June 15, 1888, major July 5, 1898, corps of engrs., United States of America. Lieutenant colonel and chief engineer, United States Vols., May 9, 1898, to December 7, 1898.

Membership

Served in various duties of corps engrs., and as assistant instructor and instructor military engineering at West Point. Member of the United States Board Geographic Names, March 21, since 1899.

Connections

Married Mary E. Webster, October 16, 1883.

father:
Amos Lusk

spouse:
Mary E. Webster