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.