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J.R. Frost James Russell Frost
Full Name: James Russell Frost
Date of birth: March 15, 1849
Date of death: July 28, 1922

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1) (2)   Democrat Eastland / Eastland   Eastland, Palo Pinto

(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 top
Biographical Sketches
  • 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.
  • 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. 1900 Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (1) Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (2) Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • 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. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Pioneer Eastland Attorney is Dead," 7/29/1922, p. 10. San Antonio Evening News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.R. Frost, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Federal Relations  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Private Land Claims  
    Privileges and Elections  

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