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Isaac Mullins

Full Name: Isaac Mullins
Other surnames: Mullens
Birth date: August 8, 1819
Death date: June 1, 1881

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Legislature
    1/24/1879 - 1/11/1881
    Democrat
(1) Description of election contest, 1/14/1879, p. 2. "There is to be a contest from the El Paso district between Mr. J.P. Hague, of El Paso, and Capt. Ike Mullens, of Tom Green . . . " Hague was an El Paso lawyer and Mullens a frontierman and rancher. Austin Statesman .
(2) Ben Ficklin (Benficklin) was the seat of Tom Green County from 1875 to 1882. Handbook of Texas Online .
(3) Committee on credentials reported two claimants for the 75th district, I.P. Hague and Isaac Mullens, and found I.P. Hague "entitled prima facie to be seated," 1/14/1879, p. 6. Report of committee on privileges and elections recommending Isaac Mullens be sworn in and take his seat, 1/24/1879, pp. 141-142. Special order, resolution adopted and Isaac Mullens sworn 1/24/1879, p. 146. House Journal .
(4) Isaac Mullens, in election contest 1/23/1879, sworn the same day, unseated I.P. Hague. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) San Angelo. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) Benficklin. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Isaac Mullins, Tom Green County, age 72, born circa 1808 in Kentucky, farmer. FamilySearch .
  • Isaac Mullins, birth date 8/8/1819, death date 6/1/1881, burial in Mullins Cemetery, Mullins Crossing, Tom Green County, historical marker photo. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in VERIBEST, TX. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mullins Cemetery is "named for Isaac Mullins, one of organizers of Tom Green County, member of first county commission, and state representative in the 16th Texas Legislature." Historical marker text, Mullins Cemetery, Tom Green County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission) .
  • Biographical sketch, Isaac Mullens, p. 271. Born 8/8/1819 in Wayne County, Kentucky. O. Mullins in roster. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879. Roster
  • Commanded a company of rangers in the Confederate service on the northwestern frontier of Texas. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.

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