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Henry Moffatt
Full Name: Henry J. Moffatt
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Nov 2, 1863 - Nov 19, 1863 10th (1)     Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
(1) John C. McCoy challenged the election of Henry J. Moffatt; 11/11/1863, the Committee on Privileges and Elections declared the seat vacant, and on 11/19/1863 the legislature sent the governor an act authorizing a special election. Murrah approved it 11/20/1863 but had already issued a proclamation on the subject November 18. A second proclamation of November 20 fixed an election for December 5 that was won by McCoy, probably sworn before the last day of the session, December 16. Journals after December 3rd are missing. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
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Committee Informationtop
10th R.S. - 1863
Education (Chair) 
Enrolled Bills  

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