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Samuel T. Foster 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
  • Capt. Samuel Thompson Foster, birth date 11/9/1829, death date 1/8/1919, biographical sketch, interment in Laredo City Cemetery, Webb County. Find a Grave.
  • FOSTER, SAMUEL THOMPSON (1829-1919). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 24th Texas Cavalry. Biographical sketch includes details of Civil War service. Military grave marker, Samuel T. Foster. 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.
  • Obituary, "Samuel Thompson Foster Old Pioneer and Soldier . . . A Tabloid Sketch of His Life," 1/12/1919, p. 10. Laredo Weekly Times.
  • Stribling-L Archives lists Abner Kincheloe Foster "Surveyor and a Senator" as son of Isaac J. Foster and Frances Stribling and brother of Samuel Thompson Foster. Relatives: Samuel Thompson Foster and Abner Kincheloe Foster - brothers. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Samuel T. Foster, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Public Lands  

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