Louis E. Frost, editor; Soundex Code F623
born in: Boonville, Missouri, on Friday, March 14, 1862;
son of: Alexander Frost and Lucinda Frost, nee: Lucinda Post
education: public schools, Boonville, Missouri and St. Louis, Missouri; graduated St. Louis College of Pharmacy, 1886;
married: Laura Salisbury Frost, nee: Laura Salisbury Weber, of St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday, March 14, 1889;
children: John Alexander Frost, Elizabeth Frost, Dorothy Frost.
Began as traveling salesman, Mellier Drug Company, St. Louis, Missouri, 1887;
then member of Frost & Ruf, druggists, St. Louis, Missouri;
moved to Springfield, Illinois, 1905;
started: The Berkshire World, 1909, The Swine World, 1914;
removed business to Chicago, 1915; president: Frost Publishing Company.
Office: 537 S. Dearborn Street, 1917.
Home: 1160 W. Farwell Avenue, 1917, 1919.
Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917, Rogers Park Directory, 1919, page 28.