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J.M. Moore John Marks Moore
Full Name: John Marks Moore
Date of birth: January 23, 1853
Date of death: September 28, 1902

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 42 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Cisco / Eastland   Eastland, Palo Pinto, Stephens

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • "Life of J.M. Moore," 9/30/1902, p. 4. Birth date 1/14/1854; son of Hon. George F[leming] Moore, Justice of the Texas Supreme Court. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical sketch, John Marks Moore, Secretary of State, p. 19. Born 1/23/1853 in Houston County. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Obituary, Hon. J.M. Moore of Edna, "The Texas Death Roll," The Houston Post, 9/29/1902, p. 5. Former Texas Secretary of State in the administration of Governor Ross and son of George F. Moore, chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, J.M. Moore, p. 259. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • John M. Moore, birth date 1/28/1854 in Houston County, death date 9/27/1902 in Jackson County, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Relatives: John Marks Davenport Moore - uncle; John Marks Moore [son of George Fleming Moore] - nephew, p. 9. Mary Garland Marks Moore, mother of John Marks Davenport Moore, was the step-sister of American explorer Meriwether Lewis, p. 8. Marks-Barnett Families and Their Kin. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.M. Moore, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Indian Affairs  
    Judiciary No. 1  

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