TX-01: Nathaniel Moran (R)
Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran is a native of Whitehouse and graduate of Whitehouse High School, he continued his education at the U. S. Military Academy and Texas Tech University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Russian, an MBA, and his law degree. He is an attorney who has wide-ranging experience, including business and commercial litigation and transaction work. He is the son of a small businessman and is the owner of two small businesses – a law firm and a staffing company.
Moran is active in the community, volunteering for a number of non-profit organizations including Cancer Foundation for Life, Boy Scouts of America Troop 370 (Green Acres), Discovery Science Place, Whitehouse I.S.D. Education Foundation, and Smith County Bar Association. He is a strong conservative and has served as Republican Party of Texas State Convention Delegate, Smith County Republican Party Precinct Chairman, Chairman of the Smith County Republican Party Candidate Committee, and as an Election Judge.
Moran represented District 5 on the Tyler City Council from 2005-2009, and he has been the Smith County Judge since 2016. He and his wife, Kyna, are the parents of four children – Caleb, Victoria, Juliette, and Lincoln.
The biographical information above was sourced from the candidate’s campaign website.