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John Isaac Moore

In office
1907 – 1907
Preceded by John Sebastian Little
Succeeded by Xenophon Overton Pindall

Born February 7, 1856
Lafayette County, Mississippi
Died March 18, 1937 (aged 81)
Political party Democratic

John Isaac "Ike" Moore (7 February 1856–18 March 1937) was the Acting Governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas.

Moore was born in Lafayette County, Mississippi. Moore graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1881. He studied law and was admitted to the Arkansas bar in 1882. From 1894 to 1900, Moore served as probate judge in Phillips County, Arkansas. He was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives in 1882, 1901, and 1903. In 1903, he served as Speaker of the House.

In 1904 Moore was elected to the Arkansas Senate. He served terms in the Senate in 1905, 1907, 1913, and 1915.

On 11 February 1907, Governor John Sebastian Little resigned from office due to mental and physical illness, and John Isaac Moore, who was president of the Senate at the time, became acting governor. He served as governor until the legislature adjourned on 14 May 1907. Moore was later a member of the Arkansas Constitutional Convention.

Political offices
Preceded by
John Sebastian Little
Governor of Arkansas
Succeeded by
Xenophon Overton Pindall


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