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Arch A. Moore, Jr.

Arch A. Moore, Jr.AKA Arch Alfred Moore, Jr.

Born: 16-Apr-1923
Birthplace: Moundsville, WV
Died: 7-Jan-2015
Location of death: Charleston, WV
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Governor of West Virginia

Military service: US Army (combat sergeant, WWII, 1943-46)

Father: Arch A. Moore
Mother: Genevieve Jones Moore
Wife: Shelley Riley (m. 11-Aug-1949, one son, two daughters)
Son: Arch A. Moore III
Daughter: Shelley Moore Capito (US Congresswoman, b. 26-Nov-1953)
Daughter: Lucy St. Claire Moore Durbin

    University: Lafayette College (attended 1943)
    University: BA Political Science, West Virginia University (1948)
    Law School: LLB, West Virginia University Law School (1951)

    Governor of West Virginia (14-Jan-1985 to 16-Jan-1989)
    Governor of West Virginia (13-Jan-1969 to 17-Jan-1977)
    US Congressman, West Virginia 1st (3-Jan-1957 to 3-Jan-1969)
    West Virginia State House of Delegates (1953-54)
    American Bar Association
    American Legion
    Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    McCain-Palin Victory 2008
    Loyal Order of Moose
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    Rotary International
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Bronze Star
    Purple Heart
    Combat Infantryman Badge
    Extortion 1975 (indicted, found not guilty)
    Mail Fraud 1990 (convicted, served two years prison)
    Tax Fraud 1990
    Extortion 1990
    Obstruction of Justice 1990

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