Dan. Moody Edit Profile
Student of University of Texas, 1910-1914.
Bar, 1914, and began practice at Taylor. County attorney Williamson County, Texas, 1920-1922. District attorney 26th Judicial District, 1922-1925.
Attorney general of Texas, 1925-1927. Governor of Texas, 1927-1931, reelected, 1928, for term 1929-1931. Practice of law Austin, Texas, 1931-1961.
Special assistant to attorney general of the United States, in charge prosecution of income tax evasion cases in Louisiana, 1935. Represented Texas in State of Texas versus State of New Mexico. Represented governor of Texas in cases involving right of governor to declare marital law.
Director Farm & Home Savings & Loan Association of Nevada, Missouri, Employers’ Casualty Company of Dallas, E. M. Scarborough & Sons of Austin. Trustee Texas Law School Foundation.
Served as Second lieutenant and captain Texas National Guard. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation. Member National Association R.R. Trial Counsel, Order of Coif, American Judicature Society, American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, American Legion, Phi Delta Phi.
Married Mildred Paxton, Apr 20, 1926. Children: Dan, Nancy Paxton Admitted to Texas.