James Lacy Moore ~ Mayor of Ray City, GA 1942-1944

James Lacy Moore (1879 – 1949) was born on October 6, 1879 in Berrien County, GA,  the son of John Burton Moore and Rachel Shaw.

At the age of 21 he married  28-year-old Harriet Augusta “Hattie” Swindle.  Lacy and Hattie Moore made Ray City their lifelong home.

Most of his life Lacy Moore worked on a farm, although in 1910 he was working as a meat market salesman.  One of his farm hands was James Cornelius Lester. He was a short, slender man with blue eyes and dark hair.

In 1942, J. Lacy Moore was elected Mayor of Ray City, Georgia.

 

James Lacy Moore. Mayor of Ray City, GA. 1942-1944

James Lacy Moore. Mayor of Ray City, GA. 1942-1944

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