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Weaver Moore Weaver Moore
Full Name: Weaver Moore
Date of birth: March 13, 1901
Date of death: May 9, 1971

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 14, 1947 49th (1)   48th (2)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
S 16 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 12, 1943 47th (3) (4) (5) (6)   46th (7) (8)   Democrat Houston / Harris Senate President Pro Tempore (46th)   Harris
S 16 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 10, 1939 45th (9)   44th (10)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 19-1 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Although Senator Shivers shared seniority with Senators [Weaver] Moore and Sulak, the Senate Journal records the election of Senator Shivers as dean. See the Senate Journal, 49th Legislature, p. 9. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate - Memo, January 8, 2002, 'Deans of the Texas Senate', 2002.
(2) Although Cotten shared seniority with Senators [Weaver] Moore, Shivers, and Sulak, a statement in the Senate Journal indicates that Senator Cotten was chosen dean. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate - Memo, January 8, 2002, 'Deans of the Texas Senate', 2002.
(3) Journal does not indicate who assumed title of Dean of the Senate during the regular session. However, Olan Van Zandt served as chair of the senate caucus, an honor traditionally bestowed upon the dean, pp. 9-11. Senate Journal.
(4) Journal does not confirm who assumed the title of dean during the regular session of the 47th legislature; however, Senator Van Zandt was chairman of the senate caucus, a honor traditionally bestowed on the dean of the senate. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate - Memo, January 8, 2002, 'Deans of the Texas Senate', 2002.
(5) Lists Cotten, Hill, Weaver Moore, Shivers, Sulak, and Van Zandt as having most seniority, 47th Legislature. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate - Memo, January 8, 2002, 'Deans of the Texas Senate', 2002.
(6) Caucus report for 47th Legislature, 1st called session signed, Olan R. Van Zandt, Dean of the Senate, p. 10, Senate Journal.
(7) 46th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Regular Session, elected 1/10/1939. Senate Journal.
(8) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, p. 2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators-Elect." Senate Journal.
(9) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fourth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-fifth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(10) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., SR 1501. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Weaver Moore, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Weaver Moore, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Weaver Moore, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Weaver Moore, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Weaver Moore, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Weaver Moore, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Weaver Moore, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • Memorial, September 1971, p. 851. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Aeronautics  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Investigating Committee  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    Veterans' Affairs  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation District, Investigation, Special  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Judicial Districts  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Public Health  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Capitol Planning Commission  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Federal Relations  
    Game and Fish  
    General Investigating, Special  
    Judicial Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage  
    Nominations of Governor  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Rules (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    Yacht 'Eureka', Special  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Game and Fish (Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Investigating, Special  
    Judicial Districts  
    Local and Non-contested Bills, Special (SR 47)  
    Mining, Irrigation and Drainage (Vice Chair) 
    Nominations of Governor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Game and Fish  
    Insurance  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Representative Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Congressional Districts  
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs  
    Portrait of Honorable Jesse Holman Jones, Special  
    Public Debts, Claims and Accounts  
    Representative Districts (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
     

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