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J.R. Frost James Russell Frost
Full Name: James Russell Frost
Date of birth: March 15, 1849
Date of death: July 28, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1) (2)   Democrat Eastland / Eastland   Eastland, Palo Pinto
(1) "Few Populists Elected," 11/14/1898, p. 4. "J.R. Frost, populist, has defeated G.W. McDonald, democrat, in the district composed of Palo Pinto and Eastland counties." Galveston Daily News.
(2) Conservative Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • James Russell Frost - birth date 3/15/1849; death date 7/28/1922. FamilySearch.
  • "Judge J.R. Frost Died Suddenly at Eastland and Funeral was held Monday by the Masonic Order," 8/4/1922, p. 1. Birth date 3/15/1849; death date 7/28/1922, Lubbock Avalanche.
  • "Pioneer Eastland Attorney is Dead," 7/29/1922, p. 10. San Antonio Evening News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.R. Frost, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Federal Relations  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Private Land Claims  
    Privileges and Elections  

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