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Littleton Wilde MOORE

(1835-1911)

MOORE, Littleton Wilde, a Representative from Texas; born in Marion County, Ala., March 25, 1835; moved with his parents to Mississippi in 1836; was graduated from the University of Mississippi at Oxford in 1855; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1857; moved to Texas in 1857 and commenced practice in Bastrop; served as captain in the Confederate Army throughout the Civil War; elected to the State constitutional convention in 1875; district judge 1876-1885; elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth, Fifty-first, and Fifty-second Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1893); resumed the practice of his profession; appointed judge of the twenty-second judicial district in 1901 and served until his death in Lagrange, Fayette County, Tex., October 29, 1911; interment in the City Cemetery.

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

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