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Samuel Isaacks Samuel Jackson Isaacks
Full Name: Samuel Jackson "Sam" Isaacks
Date of birth: February 18, 1869
Date of death: October 29, 1956

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 105-1 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 28, 1954 53rd (1)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-1 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-1 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-1 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-1 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-1 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-1 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 89-1 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 59 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Elgin / Bastrop   Bastrop
(1) Miss Maude Isaacks, in special election 3/6/1954, sworn 3/15/1954, succeeded Samuel J. Isaacks, resigned 1/28/1954. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 51st Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 34. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 51st Legislature, R.S., HSR 72. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 82. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 53rd Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 39. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 53rd Legislature, 1st C.S., SR 33, tribute, resignation 1/29/1954. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 53rd Legislature, R.S., HSR 107. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., HSR 106, invitation to address the House. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., HSR 118. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., HSR 261, extending congratulations of members of 54th Legislature to members who have ten years of service in the House. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 54th Legislature, R.S., SR 60, paying tribute. Until date of his resignation, Judge Isaacks held distinction of being the oldest Member of the House. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 55th Legislature, R.S., HSR 166. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 55th Legislature, R.S., SR 137. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch (Maud Isaacks). With Anita Blair, one of the first two women to serve in the Texas House from the same district at the same time. First woman to succeed a father (Samuel Jackson Isaacks) in the legislature, in 1954. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • ISAACKS, MAUD (1885?-1980). Relatives: Samuel Jackson Isaacks - father, Maud Isaacks - daughter. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, December 1956, p. 799. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary and photo, "Death Takes S.J. Isaacks, E.P. Pioneer," 10/29/1956, pp. 1, 25. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Samuel Jackson Isaacks, birth date 2/18/1869, death date 10/29/1956, photos, obituary from El Paso-Times 10/30/1956, interment in Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, next to daughter Maud Isaacks. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical note, p. 222. The Legal Heritage of El Paso, 1963.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Samuel Isaacks, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary  
    Labor  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Common Carriers  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Election Laws Study, Special  
    Judiciary  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
    Rules  
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Judiciary and Uniform State Laws (Chair) 
    Local and Uncontested Bills  
    Rules  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Education  
    Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, Lower Colorado River Authority, and City of San Antonio, Investigation, Special  
    Judiciary and Uniform State Laws (Chair) 
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Rules  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Judiciary (Vice Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Judiciary  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    School Districts  
    Social Security Program Financing, Special  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Labor  
     

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