Details for Samuel R. Frost

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5349007204


Marker Number 7204
Atlas Number 5349007204
Marker Title Samuel R. Frost
Index Entry Frost, Samuel R.
City Corsicana
County Navarro
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 738830
UTM Northing 3554755
Subject Codes judges; state official; Civil War; law, lawyers
Marker Year 1984
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location Oakwood Cemetery
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text (Mar. 1, 1846 - Jan. 1, 1908) A native of Huntsville, Texas, Samuel R. Frost grew up in Navarro County and in 1863 enlisted in the Confederate army. After the Civil War, he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1870. In the years that followed, Frost served as Navarro County attorney, county judge, district judge, and state legislator. He and his wife, Mary (Winkler), were the parents of nine children. The town of Frost (20 mi. W) was named in his honor. Recorded - 1984

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