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Littleton Wilde Moore (March 25, 1835 – October 29, 1911) was a U.S. Representative from Texas.

Littleton Wilde Moore
Littleton W. Moore (Texas Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1893
Preceded byJames F. Miller
Succeeded byCharles K. Bell
Personal details
Born(1835-03-25)March 25, 1835
Marion County, Alabama
DiedOctober 29, 1911(1911-10-29) (aged 76)
La Grange, Texas
Resting placeOld La Grange City Cemetery[1]
La Grange, Texas
Political partyDemocratic
ProfessionLawyer
Military service
Allegiance Confederate States of America
Branch/service Confederate States Army
RankConfederate States of America Captain.png Captain

BiographyEdit

Born in Marion County, Alabama, Moore moved with his parents to Mississippi in 1836. He was graduated from the University of Mississippi at Oxford in 1855. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1857. He moved to Texas in 1857 and commenced practice in Bastrop. He served as captain in the Confederate States Army throughout the Civil War.

Moore was elected to the State constitutional convention in 1875. He served as district judge 1876-1885.

Moore was elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth, Fifty-first, and Fifty-second Congresses (March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1893). He resumed the practice of his profession. He was appointed judge of the twenty-second judicial district in 1901 and served until his death in La Grange, Texas, October 29, 1911. He was interred in the City Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Littleton Wilde Moore". Find A Grave. Retrieved 24 March 2018.

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