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Samuel Jackson Isaacks

Samuel Isaacks
Full Name: Samuel Jackson "Sam" Isaacks
Birth date: February 18, 1869
Death date: October 29, 1956

Terms of Service

  • House, 53rd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/28/1954
    Democrat
  • House, 52nd Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat
  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
    Democrat
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949
    Democrat
  • House, 49th Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947
    Democrat
  • House, 48th Legislature
    1/12/1943 - 1/9/1945
    Democrat
  • House, 47th Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat
  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941
    Democrat
  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905
    Democrat
(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

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • 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.
  • 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 .
  • ISAACKS, MAUD (1885?-1980). Relatives: Samuel Jackson Isaacks - father, Maud Isaacks - daughter. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Memorial, December 1956, p. 799. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Biographical note, p. 222. The Legal Heritage of El Paso 1963.
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