William Lewis Moody
Full Name: William Lewis Moody
Date of birth: May 19, 1828
Date of death: July 17, 1920
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1874 - Mar 14, 1874
Galveston / Galveston
Brazoria, Galveston, Matagorda
Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Ordinance adopted by Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas, 1875. Remained in effect from its passage until first reapportionment after 1880 Census. University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History.
Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950
Mordello S. Munson, in special election 4/16/1874, sworn 1/14/1875, succeeded William L. Moody, resigned 3/14/1874.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Obituary and photo, "Colonel W.L. Moody Dies at Residence," 7/18/1920, pp. 1, 10, including Civil War Record.
Galveston Daily News.
- MOODY, WILLIAM LEWIS (1828-1920).
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Obituary, "Col. Wm. L. Moody, Old Resident of Galveston, Dies," The Houston Post, 7/19/1920, p. 7.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 270-274.
Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
Military Service Notes
- Col. William Lewis Moody, "born in Essex County, Virginia, 5/19/1828 . . . entered into rest at Galveston, Texas, 7/17/1920," burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County. Includes photos and reprint of obituary in Galveston Daily News, 7/18/1920.
Find a Grave.
W.L. Moody, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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