William Henry Moody
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Moody, William Henry(1853–1917) Supreme Court justice; born in Newbury, Mass. He prosecuted for Massachusetts in the Lizzie Borden murder trial and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (Rep., Mass.; 1895). President Theodore Roosevelt named him secretary of the navy (1902–04), attorney general (1904–06), and to the U.S. Supreme Court (1906–10).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.