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Montague James Moore

M.J. Moore
Full Name: Montague James "Monta" Moore
Birth date: March 28, 1866
Death date: December 11, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary of his wife, "Mrs. Monta J. Moore Buried in California," 4/26/1934, p. 3, describes Monta J. Moore's history in Cameron, as editor of the Cameron Herald, and his death 12/11/1924 in Los Angeles. "He served as flotorial representative of this district and at one time was a candidate for Governor." Cameron Herald .
  • Census of 1880 - Montaque Moore, Cameron, Milam County, age 14, son of Jas. B. and Dora P. Moore.
    Census of 1900 - Montague J. Moor, Cameron, Milam County, age 34, born March 1866 in Texas, lawyer, wife Mary M.
    Census of 1910 - Monta J. Moore, Justice Precinct 1, Milam County, age 44, born circa 1866 in Texas, attorney at law, wife Mary.
    Census of 1920 - Monta J. Moore, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, age 52, born circa 1868 in Texas, lawyer, wife Mary.
    Monta J. Moore, birth date 3/28/1866 in Texas, death date 12/11/1924 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, attorney at law, father James B. Moore, mother Mary Meagher, spouse Mary Moore. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • 1880 1920 California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994.
  • Biographical sketch, Montague James Moore, Clerk of Committee on Finance, pp. 202-203. Born 3/28/1866 in Cameron, Texas. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
  • Hon. Monta J. Moore mentioned in obituary of his father, Major James B. Moore, "an old and prominent citizen of Cameron," Houston Post, 3/3/1908, p. 5. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Report on Hon. Monta J. Moore's interview in the Milam County Enterprise, "Hon. Mota J. Moore: And His Laudible Ambition to Be the Governor of Texas," Cameron Daily News, 12/20/1905, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - Monta J. Moore, postoffice Cameron, nativity Texas, age 26 (born circa 1867), lawyer, 26 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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