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William Moody
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
In office
December 12, 1906 â€“ November 20, 1910[1]
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt
Preceded by Henry Brown
Succeeded by Joseph Lamar
United States Attorney General
In office
July 1, 1904 â€“ December 12, 1906
President Theodore Roosevelt
Preceded by Philander Knox
Succeeded by Charles Bonaparte
United States Secretary of the Navy
In office
May 1, 1902 â€“ June 30, 1904
President Theodore Roosevelt
Preceded by John Davis Long
Succeeded by Paul Morton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts’s 6th district
In office
November 5, 1895 â€“ May 1, 1902
Preceded by William Cogswell
Succeeded by Augustus Peabody Gardner
Personal details
Born (1853-12-23)December 23, 1853
Newbury, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died July 2, 1917(1917-07-02) (aged 63)
Haverhill, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Harvard University
Religion Episcopalianism

It is always well to get near to men of genius.
The very air in which you live is an inspiration.
It was an argument of rare power and eloquence.
I am one of the crucified dead.
At the conclusion of my argument I received very high compliments from the Chief Justice and later from other of the Judges. What they said I do not care to repeat.
William Henry Moody