Jacob C. Isacks (January 1, 1767 – 1835 [1]) was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.

Jacob C. Isacks
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1821 – March 3, 1833
Preceded byRobert Allen
Succeeded byJames I. Standifer
Personal details
BornJanuary 1, 1767
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Political partyJackson Republican


Isacks was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and he moved to Winchester, Tennessee. He was elected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and was re-elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth through Twenty-second Congresses. He was in office from March 4, 1821 to March 3, 1833.[1] He was chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Public Lands during the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses.[2] He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1832. He died in Winchester, Tennessee. The location of his place of interment is unknown.[3]


  1. ^ "Jacob C. Isacks". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Jacob C. Isacks". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Jacob C. Isacks". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 17 February 2013.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert Allen
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
James I. Standifer