Morgan M. Moulder

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Morgan Moore Moulder (August 31, 1904 – November 12, 1976) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri.

Born in Linn Creek, Missouri, Moulder attended the public schools of Linn Creek and Lebanon, Missouri, and the University of Missouri. He was graduated from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, LL.B., 1927. He was admitted to the bar in 1928 and commenced the practice of law in Linn Creek, Missouri.

Moulder was elected prosecuting attorney of Camden County, Missouri, in 1928. He was reelected for three succeeding terms and served until 1938, when he returned to the private practice of law. He served as special assistant to the United States attorney for the western district of Missouri in 1943–1946. He was appointed by the Governor in April 1947 to serve as a judge of the circuit court in the eighteenth judicial circuit and served until December 31, 1948.

Moulder was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1963). He was not a candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Camdenton, Missouri, where he died November 12, 1976. He was interred in Old Linn Creek Cemetery, near Camdenton.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Max Schwabe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 2nd congressional district

1949–1953
Succeeded by
Thomas B. Curtis
Preceded by
Claude I. Bakewell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 11th congressional district

1953–1963
Succeeded by
District dissolved