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Horace Clifton Moody
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1869
Clarke County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1917
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA


OFFICER HORACE CLIFTON MOODY
BADGE NUMBER UNAVAILABVLE

KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY AS A HOUSTON POLICE OFFICER

Officer Horace Moody, Officer Ira Raney, Officer Ross Patton, Officer E. Meinke, and Officer Rufus Daniels were all shot and killed during race riots which were sparked by the arrest of several black soldiers assigned to Camp Logan. After being harassed by local law enforcement and citizens a large mob of the soldiers stole rifles and went on a rampage, shooting and killing a total of 16 people throughout the city.

Once all of the soldiers were taken into custody 110 of them were court-martialed and 19 of them were executed.

Officer Moody was survived by his wife Lilly and several children. They had been married for 18 years.

He received one wound to the left leg, which was amputated. He died in Baptist Sanitarium, likely from the having lost so much blood. His death certificate shows his parents were Martin and Cornelia Moody.

Officer Moody is buried Hollywood Cemetery, Houston, Texas.

A detail account of this incident is recorded in "Fallen Heroes of the Bayou City".

Horace lived to be 47 years, 11 months and 14 days old.

Submitted by J.B. Haney, Nelson Zoch and Sue Gaines.

 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: James Haney
Record added: Jan 10, 2011
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- cac
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014
Thanks for giving your all.
- James Haney
 Added: Sep. 25, 2013

- James Haney
 Added: Jan. 10, 2011
 
 
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