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Malcolm Adelbert MOODY

(1854-1925)

MOODY, Malcolm Adelbert, a Representative from Oregon; born in Linn County, near the present town of Brownsville, Oreg., November 30, 1854; moved with his parents to Illinois the next year and to The Dalles, Wasco County, Oreg., in 1862; attended the public schools and the University of California at Berkeley; engaged in mercantile pursuits at The Dalles, Oreg.; cashier of The Dalles National Bank; member of the city council 1885-1889; elected mayor of The Dalles in 1889 and served two terms; member of the Republican State central and congressional committees from 1888 to 1898; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1903); was not a candidate for renomination in 1902 to the Fifty-eighth Congress; resumed the mercantile business at The Dalles, Oreg.; died in Portland, Oreg., on March 19, 1925; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, The Dalles, Oreg.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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