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Josiah Crosby
Full Name: Josiah F. Crosby
Date of birth: January 3, 1829
Date of death: January 3, 1904

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 73 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Unknown / Presidio   El Paso, Presidio
H 73 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Magoffinsville / El Paso   El Paso, Presidio
(1) A post office operated at Magoffinsville in 1852 and 1853. In January 1854 an army post was established there. In March 1854 the post was officially designated Fort Bliss. Handbook of Texas Online.
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Other Resources
  • CROSBY, JOSIAH FRAZIER (1829-1904). Handbook of Texas Online.
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    6th R.S. - 1855
    Capitol Appropriations, Construction, and Furniture  
    Civil and Criminal Codes, Governor's Message, Select  
    Comptroller and Treasurer Books, Examine  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Indian Affairs (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Land Titles West of Nueces River, Select  
    Public Debt  
    Slaves and Slavery  
    Surveying Public Lands, Select  
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Federal Relations  
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  

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