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J.M. Moore John Matthew Moore
Full Name: John Matthew "Jaybird" Moore
Date of birth: November 18, 1862
Date of death: February 3, 1940

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend, Waller

(1) District 41 composed of Fort Bend & Waller counties, district 51 composed of Caldwell county. General Laws of the State of Texas.
(2) District 41, Fort Bend & Waller counties. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) District 51, Fort Bend & Waller counties. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • MOORE, John Matthew (1862-1940). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • MOORE, JOHN MATTHEW (1862-1940). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, John M. Moore, pp. 144-145. Born 11/18/1862 in Fort Bend County, Texas. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Biographical information, pp. 180-181, Wharton's History of Fort Bend County. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Description of the Jaybird-Woodpecker War. Mentions John M. Moore, pp. 191-221, Wharton's History of Fort Bend County. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.M. Moore, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Judicial Districts  
    State Treasury Visit, Special  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    Treasurer's Department, Special  

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