John W. Moore (Missouri)

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John W. Moore (1840–1917) was Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri in 1885 and a president of the Kansas City Board of Trade. Moore was born in Kentucky and was raised near Blue Springs, Missouri.

After the American Civil War he had a freight business on the Santa Fe Trail and established an Eagle flour mill at 19th and Walnut. He had residences at 1622 McGee Street and later 2508 East 31st Street.[1]

Political offices
Preceded by
Leander J. Talbott
Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri
1885
Succeeded by
Henry C. Kumpf

References[edit]

  1. ^ Local History - Kansas City Public Library