Bio: Rusch, Herman D. (History - b 1853)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Rusch, Kickbusch

---Transcribed from pages 438-450 "History of Northern Wisconsin" - Biographical Sketches

Herman D. Rusch, County Clerk of Lincoln County, Merrill, was born in Dodge County, Aug. 10, 1853. He spent his school days in Horicon, where he remained until he was seventeen years old, when he went to Merrill, working at lumbering, which included rafting and running the river. He then tried lumbering on his own account, and continued at it three years. He has been in the business occasionally since, during the winter. He was first elected to his present office in the fall of 1876, and has since been re-elected for the terms of 1878 and 1880. He was married, Jan. 1, 1880, to Lizzie Kickbusch, a native of Germany, born Nov. 23, 1860. They have one boy, Walter H.


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