Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Moody

Government Role

Canada: British Columbia including Vancouver Island Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works


Lt Col. Thomas Moody's son Richard Clement Moody (1813-1887) (named after his slave-owning grandfather of Barbados) played an important role in the early history of British Columbia as chief commissioner of lands and works and lieutenant governor, where he came into conflict with the Governor James Douglas (q.v.).


Margaret A. Ormsby, 'Moody, Richard Clement', Dictionary of Canadian Biography Vol. XI