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Edward Hall MOORE

(1871-1950)
Senate Years of Service:
1943-1949
Party:
Republican

MOORE, Edward Hall, a Senator from Oklahoma; born on a farm near Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo., November 19, 1871; attended the public schools and Chillicothe (Mo.) Normal School; taught school in Nodaway, Atchinson, and Jackson Counties, Mo.; graduated from the Kansas City School of Law in 1900; admitted to the bar in 1901 and began practice in Maryville, Mo.; moved shortly thereafter to Okmulgee, Indian Territory, Okla., and practiced law until 1919; oil producer, farmer, and cattle raiser 1919-1942; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1942 and served from January 3, 1943, to January 3, 1949; was not a candidate for renomination in 1948; retired from public life and political activities; died in Tulsa, Okla., September 2, 1950; interment in Okmulgee Cemetery, Okmulgee, Okla.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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