Edward H. Moore

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Edward H. Moore
Edward Hall Moore.jpg
United States Senator
from Oklahoma
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949
Preceded by Joshua B. Lee
Succeeded by Robert S. Kerr
Personal details
Born Edward Hall Moore
(1871-11-19)November 19, 1871
Maryville, Missouri
Died September 2, 1950(1950-09-02) (aged 78)
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Political party Republican

Edward Hall Moore (November 19, 1871 – September 2, 1950) was a United States Senator from Oklahoma. Born on a farm near Maryville, Missouri, he attended the public schools and Chillicothe Normal School. He taught school in Nodaway, Atchinson, and Jackson Counties, and graduated from the Kansas City School of Law in 1900. He was admitted to the bar in 1901 and began practice in Maryville; he moved shortly thereafter to Okmulgee, Oklahoma and practiced law until 1919. He was an oil producer, farmer, and cattle raiser from 1919 to 1942.

Moore was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in 1942 and served from January 3, 1943, to January 3, 1949; he was not a candidate for renomination in 1948, and retired from public life and political activities. He died in Tulsa in 1950 and was interred in Okmulgee Cemetery.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
Joshua B. Lee
U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Oklahoma
1943–1949
Served alongside: Elmer Thomas
Succeeded by
Robert S. Kerr