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Norton Moses 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) Home county, Burnet. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biography from an Office of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Texas Masonic Lodge pamphlet. Interment in the family burying ground at Strickling, TX. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 142. "Resides in Strickling, in Burnet county." Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in SHADY GROVE, TEXAS, Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Census of 1870 - Norton Moses, Mahomet post office, Burnet County, age 47, born in GA.
    Census of 1880 - Norton Moses, Precinct No. 2, Burnet County, age 56, born in GA, farmer.
    Census of 1900 - Norton Moses, Burnet town, Burnet County, age 76, born July 1823 in GA. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Interment, along with wife Lucy and "two little babies," in the Strickling Cemetery at Joppa, TX. Born 7/28/1823. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Norton Moses, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Norton Moses, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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) 
    Corporations  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Privileges and Elections  
     

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