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A.W. Moore A.W. Moore
Full Name: A. W. Moore
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 26 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop, Fayette, Lee
S 26 Feb 2, 1863 - May 1, 1865 10th (6) (7) (8)   9th (9) (10)     Bastrop / Bastrop   Bastrop, Hays, Travis
(1) Elected as a democrat, p. 1, 11/5/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(2) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1882 due to redistricting. Act passed May 3, 1882, 17th Legislature, C.S., ch. 13, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) 17th Legislature - 1/11/1881, p. 1. Listed as one of the "newly elected" Senators who "approached the President's desk and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution." Senate Journal.
(6) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/12/1861, p. 42. Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - predecessor Nathan Shelley drew "the long term" (four years). Senate Journal.
(7) A.W. Moore did not attend 2nd Called Session and resigned 5/1/1865. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(8) 10th Legislature - 11/3/1863, p. 1. Holdover Senator, listed in "roll was then called as follows. . ." Senate Journal.
(9) A.W. Moore, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded Nathan G. Shelley, resigned 4/1/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(10) 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session - Oath of office, 2/2/1863, p. 1. "The following gentlemen presented their credentials as Senators-elect from the respective districts to fill vacancies . . . " Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session: Bastrop, Bastrop County. Senate Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1860 - A.W. Moore, Bastrop, Bastrop County, age 42, born in Mississippi, farmer.
    Census of 1870 - A.W. Moore, Bastrop, Bastrop County, age 52, born in Tennessee, farmer. FamilySearch. 1860 1870
  • Possibly Major A.W. Moore "lying very sick at his residence in Hill's Prairie . . . He is an old citizen of this county and has been prominent and influential here for many years." Bastrop, Texas, 9/13/1887, published 9/14/1887, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.W. Moore, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Retrenchment and Reform  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    10th R.S. - 1863
    Frontier Defense and Protection  
    Indian Affairs  
    Military Affairs  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Agriculture  
    Confederate Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Militia and Military Affairs  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Buildings  
    State Affairs  
     

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