Cherokee County, Texas
RUSK STATE HOSPITAL
For information on patients or former patients write: Rusk State Hospital Attn: Medical Records P.O. Box 318, Hwy 69N Rusk, TX 75785
In your letter requesting information, state your relationship to the patient (if patient is alive, must have patient's written approval), date of birth, name of husband or wife or any and everything you have to help identify the correct patient.
There was a flood is the basement at one time that destroyed some records. It was also suggested that at one time there was a fire. Don't know about that, but we know that there was a flood.
If your relative was committed, there are probably lots of Court Records in the county of residence. In some counties such information may be found in the Probate Records.