John Isaac Moore
|John Isaac Moore|
|Acting Governor of Arkansas|
|Preceded by||John Sebastian Little
|Succeeded by||Xenophon Overton Pindall|
|Born||February 7, 1856
Lafayette County, Mississippi
|Died||March 18, 1937(aged 81)|
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. He served as governor until the legislature adjourned on 14 May 1907.
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.
Moore died on March 18, 1937.
- "Arkansas Governor John Isaac Moore". National Governors Association. Retrieved August 18, 2012.
- "State of Arkansas Governors". The US50.com. Retrieved August 18, 2012.
John Sebastian Little
|Acting Governor of Arkansas
Xenophon Overton Pindall