John Isaac Moore

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John Isaac Moore
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Acting Governor of Arkansas
In office
February 15, 1907 – May 14, 1907
Preceded by John Sebastian Little
as Governor
Succeeded by Xenophon Overton Pindall
Personal details
Born February 7, 1856
Lafayette County, Mississippi
Died March 18, 1937(1937-03-18) (aged 81)
Political party Democratic

John Isaac "Ike" Moore (7 February 1856 – 18 March 1937) was a member of the Arkansas Senate and Acting Governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas.

Biography[edit]

Moore was born in Lafayette County, Mississippi, and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1881. He studied law and was admitted to the Arkansas bar in 1882.

Career[edit]

From 1894 to 1900, Moore served as probate judge in Phillips County, Arkansas. He was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1882, 1901, and 1903. In 1903, he served as speaker of the house.

Moore was elected to the Arkansas Senate in 1904. He served in the Senate in 1905, 1907, 1913, and 1915.

On 11 February 1907, Governor John Sebastian Little resigned from office due to mental and physical illness. Moore, who was president of the Senate at the time, became acting governor.[1] He served as governor until the legislature adjourned on 14 May 1907.[2]

Moore later served as a member of the Arkansas Board of State capital commissioners. He was a member of the Arkansas Constitutional Convention from 1917 to 1918.

Death[edit]

Moore died on March 18, 1937.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Governor John Isaac Moore". National Governors Association. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ "State of Arkansas Governors". The US50.com. Retrieved August 18, 2012. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Sebastian Little
Governor
Acting Governor of Arkansas
1907
Succeeded by
Xenophon Overton Pindall