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S.R. 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
  • FROST, SAMUEL R. (1846-1908). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Samuel R. Frost, pp. 322-324. Born 3/1/1846 in Huntsville, Montgomery County, married Mary Winkler of Corsicana in January 1872. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 264. Born 3/1/1847 in Montgomery County. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Navarro County biographies, Samuel Romulus Frost. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company I, 19th Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Samuel R. Frost, death date 1/1/1908 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, residence in Corsicana. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Samuel R. Frost (1846-1908), historical marker, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro County. Find a Grave.
  • 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.
  • Historical marker, Samuel R. Frost, Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Texas. Navarro County. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.R. 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  
    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  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Land Frauds (Co-Chair) 
    New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
    Penal Code, Select (Chair) 
    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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