Floor #: 4
Room #s: 4400-4435
Bed Type: Unlofted, metal frame
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Double, Triple
Window Size: Sm. 22.5" x 52", Lg. 45.5" x 52", XLg. 70" x 52"
Ceiling Height: between 8'2" and 8'8", with a downward slant toward the exterior wall.
LINCOLN, James Rush (1845-1922) came to Iowa State in 1883 as steward and a short time later was both steward and professor of military tactics. He served as lecturer, taught gymnastics and was a strong supporter of the athletic program. He was one of the original members of the "Twenty-Five Year Club". He had the distinction of holding commissions in the armies of three wars - Civil, Spanish American and World War I. He built the military department at Iowa State to a high standard. He also served as commanding general of the Iowa National Guard.