Miss Maud Isaacks

Maud Isaacks

Full Name: Eula Maud Isaacks
Date of birth: October 26, 1885
Date of death: January 22, 1980

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 74-1 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 74-1 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-1 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-1 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-1 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-1 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
H 105-1 Mar 15, 1954 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd (1)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso

(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 top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • 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.
  • ISAACKS, MAUD (ca. 1885-1980). Relatives: Samuel Jackson Isaacks - father, Maud Isaacks - daughter. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Eula Maud Isaacks, Guide to MS123 Maud Isaacks Papers, 1/27/2020. C.L. Sonnichsen Special Collections Department. The University of Texas at El Paso Library.

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Services Scheduled for Maud Isaacks," 1/24/1980, p. C-2. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Obituary and photo, "Former Legislator Isaacks Dies," 1/24/1980, p. 1B. El Paso Times.
  • Maud Isaacks, birth date 10/26/1885, death date 1/22/1980, photos, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, next to father Samuel Jackson Isaacks. Find a Grave.

Photographs

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

59th R.S. - 1965
Constitutional Amendments  
Education  
Penitentiaries  
Public Health  
School Districts (Vice Chair) 
58th R.S. - 1963
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties  
Education (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
Public Health  
57th R.S. - 1961
Education and Teacher Certification  
Labor  
Penitentiaries  
Public Health  
School Districts  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  
56th R.S. - 1959
Claims and Accounts  
Education  
Penitentiaries  
Public Health  
55th R.S. - 1957
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Education (Vice Chair) 
Penitentiaries  
School Districts  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  
54th R.S. - 1955
Education  
Penitentiaries  
Public Health  
School Districts (Vice Chair) 
State Hospitals and Special Schools  
53rd R.S. - 1953
Common Carriers  
Education  
Labor  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  

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