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Dr. I.E. Clark Isaac Edgar Clark
Full Name: Isaac Edgar Clark
Other surnames: Clarke
Date of birth: December 23, 1860
Date of death: August 9, 1928

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 9, 1923 - Nov 17, 1924 38th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Schulenburg / Fayette Dean of the Senate. (38th)
Senate President Pro Tempore (38th)  
Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca
S 18 Jan 4, 1919 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (4)   36th (5)   Democrat Schulenburg / Fayette   Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca
S 18 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (6)   34th (7) (8) (9)   Democrat Schulenburg / Fayette Senate President Pro Tempore (34th)   Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca
S 18 Jul 23, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (10) (11) (12)   Democrat Schulenburg / Fayette   Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca
(1) 38th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 5/15/1923, 2nd C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) Isaac E. Clark resigned 11/17/1924. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 38th Legislature - 1/9/1923, p. 1-2, List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November Seventh, 1922. Senate Journal.
(4) 37th Legislature - 1/11/1921, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators. Senate Journal.
(5) 36th Legislature - 1/14/1919, pp. 1-2, listed as "member-elect" in List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November 5th, 1918. Senate Journal.
(6) 35th Legislature - 1/9/1917, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators. Senate Journal.
(7) Dr. I.E. Clarke. Texas Legislative Manual.
(8) 34th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 5/28/1915, 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(9) 34th Legislature - 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2, listed as elected on November 3, 1914. Senate Journal.
(10) Democrat - "To Nominate Man for State Senator," 5/24/1913, p. 3. "Dr. I.E. Clark of Schulenburg is the democratic candidate for the office." Galveston Daily News.
(11) Special election 7/19/1913, "Overwhelming Defeat for Three Amendments. . .Dr. E.I. Clark Wins in Eighteenth Senatorial; Tom B. Coe Leads in Twelfth Representative; E.M. Greer Elected in Seventh Senatorial; H.R. Greer Elected 125th Representative," 7/20/1913, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(12) Isaac E. Clark, in special election 7/19/1913, sworn 7/23/1913, succeeded David A. Paulus, resigned 5/6/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, pp. 244-246, birth date 12/23/1860. Fayette County, Her History and Her People., 1902.
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post.
  • Biographical sketch. Fayette County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. I.E. Clark, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. I.E. Clark, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. I.E. Clark, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. I.E. Clark, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. I.E. Clark, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. I.E. Clark, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, south wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 37th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Isaac Edgar Clark, birth date 12/23/1860 in Polk County, death date 8/9/1928 in Schulenberg, Fayette County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dr. Isaac Edger [sic] Clark, birth date 12/23/1860, death date 8/9/1928, grave marker: "State Senator 1913-23," interment in Schulenburg City Cemetery, Schulenburg, Fannin County. Find a Grave.
  • I.E. Clark listed in Democratic State Convention 1900, Committee on Platform and Resolutions; I.E. Clark of Fayette listed in Democratic State Convention 1916 (San Antonio, May 23-24, District Delegates) and Democratic State Convention 1916 (Houston, August 8-9), Committee on Platform and Resolutions, pp. 416, 618, and 634. Platforms of Political Parties in Texas, 1916.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Contingent Expense  
    Finance  
    Insurance and Banking  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Public Printing  
    Roads, Bridges, and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Welfare of the State  
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Agricultural Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Contingent Expense  
    Finance (Vice Chair) 
    Insurance and Banking  
    Labor  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing (Vice Chair) 
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Contingent Expense  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Health (Vice Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Central Investigating Committee  
    Congressional Districts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Finance  
    Insurance and Banking  
    Internal Improvements  
    Labor  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Public Health  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Senatorial Districts  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Bubonic Plague Appropriation Investigation (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Finance  
    Inspect Capitol (Chair) 
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Public Health  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
     

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