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James Russell Frost

J.R. Frost
Full Name: James Russell Frost
Birth date: March 15, 1849
Death date: July 28, 1922

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
(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


Other Resources

  • J.R. Frost, marriage to Miriam A. Cherryhomes 10/24/1875 in Cooke County.
    Census of 1900 - James R. Frost, Eastland, Eastland County, age 51, born March 1849 in Tennessee, lawyer, spouse Miriam H., sons Snow C., Fred W., Frank W., and Cyrus B., daughters Nellie L. and Beulah V.
    James Russell Frost and Miriam Adelaide/E. Cherryhomes, parents of Snow Morris Frost, death date 8/20/1959 in Eastland, and Beulah Vista Biggs, death date 6/20/1963 in Eastland. FamilySearch . Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (1)
  • Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (2) 1900
  • James R. Frost, birth date 3/15/1849, death date 7/28/1922, burial in Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland County, with spouse Miriam A. Frost. Includes reprint of biographical sketch from The History of Eastland County, Texas. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "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 .
  • Death notice, "Pioneer Eastland Attorney is Dead," 7/29/1922, p. 10. San Antonio Evening News .

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