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Isaac Hill
Full Name: Isaac Lafayette Hill
Date of birth: February 1, 1814
Date of death: July 18, 1889

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 32 Nov 8, 1853 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (1) (2)   5th (3) (4) (5)     Round Top / Fayette   Austin, Colorado, Fayette
(1) 6th Legislature - 11/5/1855, p. 4. Holdover Senator, listed in "The roll of Senators then being called, the following Senators answered to their names. . ." Senate Journal.
(2) 6th Legislature - Listed in the "19 members of the Senate [who] retained their seats from the 5th Legislature," p. 258. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
(3) 5th Legislature - 11/8/1853, p. 6. Senators elect M.M. Potter, Isaac L. Hill, William T. Scott, and James H. Durst "came forward, presented their credentials, were qualified and took their seats." Senate Journal.
(4) Democrat - Listed as delegate to Democratic State Convention in Austin, 1/9/1854. Tri-Weekly State Times, 1/17/1854, p. 1, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • HILL, ISAAC LAFAYETTE (1814-1889). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Judiciary  
    Land Office  
    Land Titles West of Nueces River, Select  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    State Affairs  
     

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