Josiah Frazier Crosby

Full Name: Josiah Frazier 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.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Josiah [F.] Crosby, age 25, native state South Carolina, emigrated from Alabama in 1838, lawyer, postoffice McGoffinsville, El Paso County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, acting quartermaster general with Henry H. Sibley and later adjutant general on the staff of Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • Judge Josiah Frazier Crosby, born 1829, death date 1/3/1904, burial in Concordia Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County. Includes portrait and obituary. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.

Committee Information top

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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