Rust, Albert

Life Span
to
Full name
Albert Rust
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Estimated
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
South
Origins
Slave State
Occupation
Politician
Military
Attorney or Judge
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives
State legislature
Military
Confederate Army

Albert Rust (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
RUST, Albert, a Representative from Arkansas; was born in Virginia, birth date unknown; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in El Dorado, Union County, Ark.; member of the State house of representatives 1842-1848 and 1852-1854; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1856 to the Thirty-fifth Congress; elected to the Thirty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1859-March 3, 1861); brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; resumed the practice of his profession; died in El Dorado, Ark., April 3, 1870; interment in the Old Methodist Cemetery.
“Rust, Albert,” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=R000544.
How to Cite This Page: "Rust, Albert," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/12027.