John William Moore

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John William Moore (June 9, 1877 - December 11, 1941) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

Born in Morgantown, Kentucky, Moore attended the public schools and completed a commercial course at Bryant and Stratton College at Louisville in 1897. He became a clerk with the Morgantown Deposit Bank in 1898. He engaged in the timber business 1899-1919. Cashier for the Morgantown Deposit Bank 1920-1925.

Moore was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-ninth Congress in a special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Robert Y. Thomas, Jr. and reelected to the succeeding Congress (December 26, 1925 – March 3, 1929). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Seventy-first Congress in 1928.

Moore was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-first Congress in a special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Charles W. Roark, and reelected to the succeeding Congress (June 1, 1929 – March 3, 1933). He was not a candidate for renomination to the Seventy-third Congress in 1932. He resumed his former business pursuits. He was employed in the Federal Housing Administration at Washington, D.C., as an assistant comptroller 1935-1941. He died in Washington, D.C., December 11, 1941. He was interred in Morgantown Cemetery, Morgantown, Kentucky.

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