Isaac Parker

Full Name: Isaac Parker
Date of birth: April 7, 1793
Date of death: April 14, 1883

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Unknown / Tarrant   Ellis, Tarrant
S 7 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (1) (2)     Unknown / Houston   Anderson, Cherokee
S 10 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (3) (4) (5)     Unknown / Houston   Anderson, Cherokee, Houston
S 4 Feb 16, 1846 - Nov 5, 1849 1st (7) (8) (9) (10) (11)   2nd (6)     Unknown / Houston   Houston, Nacogdoches, Rusk

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 2, 1853, 4th Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 4, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 4th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elect presented their credentials, qualified, and took their seats, 11/3/1851, pp. 3-4. Senate Journal.
(3) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(4) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) 3rd Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators, oath of office, 11/5/1849, p. 3. Senate Journal.
(6) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Mar. 1848, 2nd Legislature, ch. 162, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(7) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(8) 1st Legislature - District of Nacogdoches, Rusk, and Houston, Isaac Parker and Jos. L. Hogg. Roll of Senators, oath of office administered, 2/16/1846, p. 4. Senate Journal.
(9) 1st Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office and Classification of Senators, 3/3/1846, p. 60. Drew "second class" (4-year term). Senate Journal.
(10) 1st Legislature - Roll of Senators, oath of office administered, 2/16/1846, p. 4. Senate Journal.
(11) Description of drawing of terms for Senators, first-class two-year terms and second-class four-year terms, 3/3/1846, p. 180. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.

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6th R.S. - 1855
Constitutional Amendments, Select  
County and County Boundaries  
Indian Affairs  
State Affairs (Chair) 
Surveying Public Lands, Select  
4th R.S. - 1851
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Penitentiary  
Private Land Claims  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
3rd R.S. - 1849
Comptroller and Treasurer, Examine  
Engrossed Bills  
Indian Affairs  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Penitentiary (Chair) 
Private Land Claims  
2nd R.S. - 1847
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Post Routes  
1st R.S. - 1846
Affairs of State  
Finance  
Indian Affairs  
Republic of Texas Fines, Penalities, Forfeitures & Escheats, Consideration of  

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