Isaac Mullins

Full Name: Isaac Mullins
Other surnames: Mullens
Date of birth: August 8, 1819
Date of death: June 1, 1881

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 75 Jan 24, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Benficklin / Tom Green   Crockett, El Paso, Pecos, Presidio, Tom Green

(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 top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

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. Includes historical marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in VERIBEST, TX. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, "Mullins Served Tom Green as 'Justice,' Legislator," 8/29/1954, p. 124. Relatives: Charles Mullins, father; Isaac Mullins, son. San Angelo Standard-Times.
  • Historical marker, Mullins Cemetery, San Angelo, Tom Green County. 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." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).

Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Indian Affairs  
Military Affairs  

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