Samuel Thompson Foster

Full Name: Samuel Thompson "Sam" Foster
Date of birth: November 9, 1829
Date of death: January 9, 1919

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 70 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Oakville / Live Oak   Atascosa, Bee, Dimmit, Frio, Karnes, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Zavala

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Samuel Thompson Foster, "Texas Pioneer Passes to Rest at Age of 89," 1/12/1919, p. 18. Galveston Daily News.
  • FOSTER, SAMUEL THOMPSON (1829-1919). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, "Samuel Thompson Foster Old Pioneer and Soldier . . . A Tabloid Sketch of His Life," 1/12/1919, p. 10. Laredo Weekly Times.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 24th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Samuel T. Foster, birth date 11/9/1829, death date 1/8/1919, burial in Laredo City Cemetery, Webb County. Biographical sketch of Samuel Thompson Foster includes details of Civil War service. Find a Grave.
  • Samuel Thompson Foster. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in LIVE OAK COUNTY. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Abner Kincheloe Foster, "Surveyor and a Senator," son of Isaac J. Foster and Frances Stribling and brother of Samuel Thompson Foster. Relatives: Samuel Thompson Foster and Abner Kincheloe Foster - brothers. Message board post, Stribling-L Archives. Internet genealogical service.


  • Photograph. S.T. Foster, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

11th R.S. - 1866
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Public Lands  

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