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A.W. Moore

A.W. Moore
Full Name: A. W. Moore
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 17th (1) (2) (3) (6) (7) Legislature
    1/11/1881 - 1/9/1883
    Democrat
  • Senate, 10th (4) (8) (10) & 9th (5) (9) Legislatures
    2/2/1863 - 5/1/1865
     
(1) 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.
(2) Elected as a democrat, p. 1, 11/5/1880. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(4) 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.
(5) 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.
(6) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.
(7) 17th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/11/1881, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(8) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call by district (holdover Senators), 11/2/1863, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal .
(9) 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session - Roll of Senators-elect to fill vacancies, oath of office administered, 2/2/1863, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(10) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - predecessor Nathan Shelley drew "the long term" (four years), 11/12/1861, p. 42. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, 1st Called Session: Bastrop, Bastrop County. Senate Journal .

Photographs

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 .
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