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Moody, William Henry

Lewis L. Gould

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Moody, William Henry (23 December 1853–02 July 1917), cabinet officer, member of Congress, and justice of the Supreme Court, was born in Newbury, Massachusetts, the son of Henry Lord Moody and Melissa Emerson, farmers. Moody graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, in 1872 and received an A.B. from Harvard in 1876. He studied at the Harvard Law School for four months and then left to read law in the office of ...

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