Norton Moses

Full Name: Norton Moses
Date of birth: July 28, 1823
Date of death: May 21, 1908

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 76 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Strickling / Burnet   Burnet, Lampasas
H 74 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (7) (8) (9)   Democrat Strickling / Burnet   Brazos, Burnet, Concho, Llano, McCulloch, San Saba

(1) Strickland, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) STRICKLING, TEXAS. "Strickling was on the North Fork of the San Gabriel River on Farm Road 1174 eight miles northwest of Bertram in northeast central Burnet County . . . by the mid-1890s its post office had been discontinued." Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Strickling. House Journal.
(4) Strickland, Burnet County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(6) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(7) Burnet County. House Journal.
(8) Strickland, Burnet County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(9) Burnet County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Norton Moses, Mahomet post office, Burnet County, age 47, born circa 1823 in Georgia, farmer.
    Census of 1880 - Norton Moses, Burnet County, age 56, born circa 1824 in Georgia, farmer, wife Lucy A.
    Census of 1900 - Norton Moses, Burnet, Burnet County, age 76, born July 1823 in Georgia, widowed. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • Mentioned in SHADY GROVE, TEXAS, Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.


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Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Beef Combine ("Kansas committee")  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Representation and Apportionment  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
Stock and Stockraising (Chair) 
15th R.S. - 1876
Agriculture and Stock Raising (Chair) 
Enrolled Bills  
Privileges and Elections  

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