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Isaiah Paschal Isaiah Paschal
Full Name: Isaiah Addison Paschal
Date of birth: 1808
Date of death: February 21, 1868

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Nov 7, 1859 - Mar 29, 1861 8th (1) (2) (3)     San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
S 30 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (4) (5)     San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
S 31 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (6) (7)     San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar, Gillespie, Medina, Uvalde
(1) Included on list of leaders of the Texas Constitutional Union Party in 1860. The party was formed in January of 1860. "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 238, 256-262. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
(2) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) Paschal resigned 3/29/1861. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Listed in "New Senators elected: Democrats." Civilian and Gazette Weekly, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) 7th Legislature - 11/2/1857, p. 1. Included in "roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment, being called by Districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified took their seats." Senate Journal.
(6) Roster of members elect of the 5th Legislature, state elections, 1853. Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 8/20/1853, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(7) 5th Legislature - 11/7/1853, p. 2. Included in "roll of Senators elected being called by districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, and being qualified, took their seats." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • PASCHAL, ISAIAH ADDISON (1808-1868). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Isaiah Paschal, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Apportionment  
    Convention to Frame a New State Constitution  
    Court of Claims  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    State Affairs  
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    State Affairs  
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Enrolled Bills  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary  
    Rules  
     

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