George Moore (judge)

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George H. Moore (January 20, 1878, La Grange, Missouri - November 5, 1962) was a Missouri attorney and United States federal judge.

Moore received an LL.B from Missouri State University in 1901 and an LL.M. from that institution the following year. He was in private practice in St. Louis, Missouri from 1902–35, also working as a U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue from 1914-1922.

Moore was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 20, 1935 to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri vacated by Charles B. Faris. Moore was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 28, 1935, and received his commission the following day. He served as chief judge of the court from 1948–59, and assumed senior status on January 19, 1962. He continued to serve as a senior judge until his death.


Legal offices
Preceded by
Charles B. Faris
Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
May 29, 1935 – January 19, 1962
Succeeded by
James Hargrove Meredith