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TOWER, ISAAC S. (?–1842). Isaac S. Tower, physician, Texas legislator, and soldier, was born in New York. He came to Texas probably either during or soon after the Texas Revolution and settled at Goliad. On June 1, 1838, Tower was elected county clerk of Goliad County. From November 6, 1838, to January 24, 1839, he represented Goliad in the House of the Third Congress. A member of Ewen Cameron's Company A on the Mier Expedition, Tower was killed in the battle of Mier on December 25, 1842.


Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"TOWER, ISAAC S.," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.