Lincoln House

Friley Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 4400-4407
Rooms 4408-4418
Rooms 4419-4426
Rooms 4427-4435

House Details

Floor #: 4
Gender: Male
Capacity: 52
Room #s: 4400-4435
A/C: Yes
Bed Type: Unlofted, metal frame
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Double, Triple
Room Size:
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.

House History

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.