Jacob C. Isacks

Jacob C. Isacks (January 1, 1767 – August 31, 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, 1823 – March 3, 1833
Preceded byRobert Allen
Succeeded byJames I. Standifer
Personal details
Born(1767-01-01)January 1, 1767
Montgomery County, Province of Pennsylvania, British America
DiedAugust 31, 1835(1835-08-31) (aged 68)
Winchester, Tennessee, U.S.
Political partyJackson Republican


Isacks was born in Montgomery County in the Province of Pennsylvania and later 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 February 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "Jacob C. Isacks". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved February 17, 2013.
  3. ^ "Jacob C. Isacks". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved February 17, 2013.

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

Succeeded by