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Joseph Talbot Fry

Full Name: Joseph Talbot Fry
Birth date: September 20, 1834
Death date: November 17, 1906

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
    Democrat
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Conservative Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Joseph Talbot Fry, death date 10/17/1906, Selma, Alabama. FamilySearch United States Deceased Physician File (AMA), 1864-1968 .
  • Joseph Talbot Fry, birth date 9/20/1834, death date 11/17/1906, burial in Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Joseph Talbot Fry, "Death of Dr. J.T. Fry: Occurred in Selma, Ala.—Former Well Known Texan," The Houston Post, 11/25/1906, p. 24. Death date 10/7/1906 in Selma, Alabama. "On account of his sterling integrity and fine business talent, he was twice elected to the Texas legislature, and while a member of that august assembly wrote and framed the bill upon which the present quarantine laws of Texas are based . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Confederate States Army, 1st Surgeon of De Bray's regiment of Texas Volunteers, established hospital during the Civil War in Matagorda. Obituary, Joseph Talbot Fry, "Death of Dr. J.T. Fry: Occurred in Selma, Ala.—Former Well Known Texan," The Houston Post, 11/25/1906, p. 24. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Dr. Joseph Talbot Fry. Matagorda County Book Committee. Historic Matagorda County, Volume 1, 1986, p. 158, crediting Palacios Area Historical Association. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Dr. Joseph Talbott Fry, p. 262. Born 1833 in Williamson County, Tennessee. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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