Sheriff Lewis Melvin Moore, Jr.

Sheriff Lewis Melvin Moore, Jr.

Waller County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, May 8, 1927

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Lewis Melvin Moore, Jr.

Sheriff Melvin Moore was killed in an automobile crash outside of Houston, Texas.

His patrol car was struck by another vehicle, causing it to overturn and roll over several times. He was thrown from the vehicle and pinned underneath. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Sheriff Moore was a United States Army WWI veteran and had served with the Waller County Sheriff's Office for two years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving, vehicle crash

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I think this is my grandfather. I have the badge.
His wifes name was Coleen and as far as I know only had 1 child.
Also as far as I know he wasnt a Jr, and died in 1926 same thing, car crash in houston area.
Sherriff of Waller county. L.M. Moore on the badge.
His middle name was melvin, My dad had that middle name too.
Howell Melvin Moore

Craig Moore

August 29, 2023

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