FROST, Jonas Martin, (1942 - )

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

FROST, Jonas Martin, a Representative from Texas; born in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 1, 1942; graduated from R.L. Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Tex., 1960; B.A. and B.J., University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1964; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1970; United States Army Reserves, 1966-1972; lawyer, private practice; journalist; law clerk for United State Judge Sarah T. Hughes, for the Northern District of Texas, 1970-1971; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1976, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, and 2000; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 2005); chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Sixth through One Hundred Eighth Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2004.