Rusack, David Welsh


Student United College 1892-1893 Jun. Gk.; Jun. Lat.; Jun. Math. 1893-1894 Lat.; Math. 1894-1895 N. Phil.; Prac. N. Phil. 1895-1896 Eng. Lit.; Chem. & Prac. Chem. 1902-1903 Agric.


Born 29.5.1875 2nd son of William Rusack, hotel proprietor, St Andrews and Janet Welsh.

Attended Madras College, St Andrews.


Studied hotel management and languages at Lausanne. Took over the running of Rusack’s Hotel after his father’s death and entertained many famous visitors. Sold hotel in 1946 and retired to Natal where his daughter and sister had settled. [Hotel proprietor]


Died in Natal 8.10.1949.


  • UYUC400:18.10.1892
  • Births Reg. St Andrews 1878/97
  • St Andrews Citizen 12.6.1920, 15.10.1949 p2
  • Alumnus Chronicle 33 p38
  • Monumental inscription St Andrews Cathedral burial ground