Jens Moller

Jens Moller

Full Name: Jens Moller
Date of birth: April 1, 1846
Date of death: February 20, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, "Jens Moller Dies at Wichita Falls; Body to Come Here," 2/21/1930, pp. 1, 3. Mentions service to Galveston after the 1900 storm, as state representative in the legislature, and as pilot commissioner for the Port of Galveston from 1884-1910. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical sketch, Jens Moller, born 4/1/1846 in Skagen, Denmark; marriage to Maud Josephine Hamilton Wilson on 9/16/1890 in Galveston; died 1930 in Wichita Falls. "In 1910 he was elected representative from this district [Galveston] to the state legislature." Texas Historical Commission. [Historic Marker Application: Maud Moller House], 1827 Ball Avenue, Galveston, 10/18/1983, pp. 3-4. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Jens Moller, birth date 4/1/1846 in Denmark, death date 2/20/1930 in Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas; retired cotton merchant. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - Jens Moller, postoffice Galveston, nativity Denmark, age 63 (born circa 1846), retired merchant, 63 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. Jens Moller, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Common Carriers  
State Affairs  
31st R.S. - 1909
Common Carriers  
Penitentiaries Investigating  
State Affairs  

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