Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Oregon Republican League: Elder Photos

Oregon Republican League:Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 86.

MOODY, MALCOM A., of The Dalles, is a member of the executive committee of the Republican League of the United States, and of the Republican League of Oregon. He is a son of ex-Governor Z. F. Moody, was born in Brownsville, Oregon, in 1854. In 1856 the family returned to New England, but came to Oregon again in 1862, locating at The Dalles. Mr. Moody was educated at the publican schools and the University of California. After leaving school he entered the general merchandise, grain and wool business at The Dalles, with his father. In 1887 the merchandise business at The Dalles National Bank, of which he has been continuously cashier. He is also manager of the extensive grain and wool business of his father, the largest in the state. From 1885 to 1889 he was a member of the city council of The Dalles, and in 1889 was elected Mayor, serving two terms. He has been continuously a delegate to county and state convention, and member of the county and state central committees, being one of the foremost leaders in Republican politics in Wasco County and in Eastern Oregon. He attended the National League Convention, at Cleveland, in 1894, as a delegate from Oregon. He was the candidate of the sound-money delegates for the congressional nomination in the Second District in 1896, receiving fifty-three votes, five short of majority, and but for the local contest in Multnomah County would have been nominated by a large majority.

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