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J.S. Moore John S. Moore
Full Name: John S. Moore
Date of birth: August 12, 1837
Date of death: October 9, 1910

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 263. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - John S. Moore, Waco, McLennan County, age 43, born circa 1837 in Alabama, deputy sheriff, wife M. Moore.
    Census of 1910 - John S. Moore, McLennan County, age 74, born circa 1836 in Alabama, county farm, wife Margaret. FamilySearch. 1880 1910
  • John S. Moore, birth date 8/12/1837, death date 10/29/1910, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Winters, Runnels County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Old Time Citizen Passes Over River," The West Weekly News, 11/4/1910, p. 12, crediting West Public Library. Death date 10/19/1910. "Captain John S. Moore . . . served one term (1880-82) as a member of the legislature from this county." Includes portrait. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.S. Moore, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Claims and Accounts  
    Military Affairs  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    Stock and Stockraising  

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