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A Guide to the John Frost Woodhull Papers, 1933-1944
John Frost Woodhull was born on March 10, 1930 to Holland Sharpe and Frost Woodhull. He is the great-grandson of Thomas C. Frost, founder of Frost Bank. Frost Woodhull was the son of Lula Frost and Josiah Townsend Woodhull; Lula Frost was daughter of Thomas C. Frost and his first wife Bertie Eastland Roberts. John grew up in San Antonio, attending Travis Elementary School and Mark Twain Middle School. In 1939, his father passed away. John and his mother attended Christ Episcopal Church, and the family’s home was located on Howard Street. John graduated from Texas Military Institute in 1948 and Texas A&M University in 1952. After graduation he served in the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant in Korea for two years. He married Louise Kessler McManus, with whom he had three children: John Frost Jr., Mary Holland, and Margaret Louise. John passed away on April 16, 2001.
Obituary for John Frost Woodhull, San Antonio Express-News, April 20, 2001.
Woodhull, Mary Gould and Francis Bowes Stevens. Woodhull Genealogy: The Woodhull Family in England and America. (Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates and Co., 1904), 267-68.
The collection predominantly contains documents from John Frost Woodhull’s youth, including report cards from elementary and middle school, his tetanus shot record, graduation announcements and congratulations, and name cards. The collection also contains a blueprint for the Woodhull home, and confirmation certificates for John and his mother Holland Sharpe Woodhull from St. Mark’s Church in San Antonio.
This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.
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[Identification of item], John Frost Woodhull Papers, MS 207, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.
Received in 2005 (Acc. 2005-080).
Processed by China Whitby, Graduate Student Clerk, and Katie Rojas, Manuscripts Archivist, December 2019.