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Samuel Frost Samuel Romulus Frost
Full Name: Samuel Romulus Frost
Date of birth: March 1, 1846
Date of death: January 1, 1908

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Ellis, Hill, Johnson, Navarro
H 44 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Navarro
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Frost resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biography, p. 264. Born March 1, 1847. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in FROST, TEXAS. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical information for Samuel Romulus Frost included in "Juda Louisa Barlett (1818-1861) and some of her descendants." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Navarro County Biographies, Samuel Romulus Frost. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Navarro County historical markers - Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Texas. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • FROST, SAMUEL R. (1846-1908). Death date 1/1/1908. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Samuel Frost, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Beef Combine ("Kansas committee")  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Rules  
    Senate Bill No. 18, 'An Act to require railroad companies in this State to provide separate coaches for white and colored passengers', Special Committee of Five  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Land Frauds (Co-Chair) 
    New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
    Penal Code, Select (Chair) 
    Penitentiary  
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Revised Civil Code, Select  
    Rooms for the Judges of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals,  
    Sale of the Public Domain of the State, Select  
     

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