John M. Moore
|John M. Moore|
John Matthew Moore, Texas Congressman.
|Secretary of State of Texas|
|Preceded by||Joseph W. Baines|
|Succeeded by||George W. Smith|
Moore was appointed Secretary of State of Texas by Governor Sul Ross on January 21, 1887 at the age of 25. He served throughout Governor Ross's term. Moore was elected a member of the Texas House of Representatives in 1896.
Moore's son, John Jr., served as a two-term Mayor of Richmond, Texas and a two-term judge in Fort Bend County, Texas. John Jr.'s son, Hilmar, was the Mayor of Richmond, and the longest-serving elected official in the United States, having served 30 terms from 1949 until Moore's death on December 4, 2012.
- United States Congress. "John M. Moore (id: M000904)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- John M. Moore at Find a Grave
Joseph W. Baines
| Secretary of State of Texas
George W. Smith
|Texas House of Representatives|
| Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from District 41 (Richmond)
|U.S. House of Representatives|
John M. Pinckney
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 8th congressional district
Joe H. Eagle
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