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Isaac Standifer Isaac Standifer
Full Name: Isaac Mayfield "Ike" Standifer
Date of birth: June 24, 1859
Date of death: May 31, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 24 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 24 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 35 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Denison / Grayson   Grayson
(1) Ike M. Standifer. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Isaac M. Standifer, p. 785. Born 6/24/1859 in Monroe County, Mississippi; moved to Texas in 1871. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Other Resources
  • Isaac M. Standifer, death date 5/31/1918 in Portland, Oregon. Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998, FamilySearch.
  • Death notice, "Former Texan Dies in Oregon," 6/1/1918, p. 3. Former prominent Texas legislator and politician, practiced law in Denison and Houston before moving to Pacific coast. San Antonio Light.
  • Isaac M. Standifer (1859 - 1918), letter from son Ike Mayfield Standifer, Jr. to Jack Standifer of Blakely, Georgia, 2/20/1921; article on Standifer Shipping Company in Portland, Oregon; Texas Ranger information. Standerfer, etc. Research Site, 2009.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Isaac Standifer, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Isaac Standifer, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Isaac Standifer, 32nd 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.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Common Carriers (Chair) 
    Congressional Districts  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Common Carriers  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Internal Improvements  
    Municipal Corporations (Chair) 
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Common Carriers (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Internal Improvements  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Private Land Claims  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Towns and City Corporations  

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