Texas History - Ross S. Sterling

The 31st Governor of Texas was Ross Shaw Sterling.
Accomplishments: Moody became the youngest governor and the first to hold an outdoor inaugural ceremony when he took office in January 1927. During his terms in office he sought reform of the judiciary, taxation, and the prison system; improvements in the highway system and education; and development of a uniform accounting system and creation of a state civil service system. The legislature passed only about half of Moody's proposals: funding for education was increased, taxes were reduced, the highway system was expanded, and the administration of the prison system was changed superficially.
He was born on February 11, 1875 in Anahuac, Texas and died on March 25, 1949 in Fort Worth, Texas.