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Isaac N. Dennis

I.N. Dennis
Full Name: Isaac N. Dennis
Birth date: June 25, 1829
Death date: March 25, 1910

Terms of Service

  • House, 18th (3) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
    Democrat
  • House, 16th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 2/19/1879
    Democrat
  • House, 8th Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 11/4/1861
     
  • House, 7th (4) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
     
  • House, 6th Legislature
    11/5/1855 - 11/2/1857
     
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Jacob E. Freeman, in election contest 2/19/1879, sworn the same day, unseated Isaac N. Dennis. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.
(4) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • DENNIS, ISAAC N. (1829-1910). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Discussion of contest for the seat of the member from Wharton, "Afternoon Session," The Galveston Daily News, 2/19/1879, p. 1, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. "Mr. Freeman, whose name is Jacob Esan Freeman . . . J.N. Dennis received more votes than were cast for any one of the several Freemans voted for, and the certificate was issued to him." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 264. Born in 1832. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
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