J.M. Moore

John Matthew Moore

Full Name: John Matthew "Jaybird" Moore
Date of birth: November 18, 1862
Date of death: February 4, 1940

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller

(1) District 41 composed of Fort Bend & Waller counties, district 51 composed of Caldwell county. General Laws of the State of Texas.
(2) District 41, Fort Bend & Waller counties. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) District 51, Fort Bend & Waller counties. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • John M. Moore, birth date 11/18/1862 in Fort Bend County; death date 2/4/1940 in Richmond, Fort Bend County; stockraiser. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jno. M. Moore, birth date 11/18/1862, death date 2/4/1940, photo, burial in Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Fort Bend County. Find a Grave.
  • Historical marker, Moore Home, and National Register listing, John M. and Lottie D. Moore House, Richmond, Fort Bend County. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission). John M. and Lottie D. Moore House Moore Home
  • John M. Moore mentioned, pp. 38, 143, 171; and description of the Jaybird-Woodpecker War, pp. 191-221. Wharton's History of Fort Bend County, 1950.


  • Photograph. J.M. Moore, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Judicial Districts  
State Treasury Visit, Special  
Stock and Stockraising  
Treasurer's Department, Special  

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