Biographical Sketch of James A. Lusk
James A. Lusk, proprietor of the Lusk House and livery and feed stable, established business in 1868. He was born in Morris County, N.Y., in 1824; removed to Mills County, Ia., in 1855; thence to Harrison County in 1863; was engaged in farming until he engaged in the hotel business. He married Minerva Roberts, (deceased) in 1846, and afterwards Lydia B. Kelsey. They have fours sons and one daughter.