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William Henry Moody
William Henry Moody (1853-1917) was born in Newbury and lived in Danvers and Salem before settling in Haverhill. Throughout his career as a lawyer, district attorney, congressman, secretary of the Navy, attorney general, and Supreme Court justice, Moody represented the people of Essex County and the ideals of the Progressive Era.
The Buttonwoods Museum commemorated the life and legacy of William H. Moody throughout 2017, the centennial of his death. The permanent exhibit will remain open during regular museum hours.
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