John Isaac Moore
John Isaac Moore
|Acting Governor of Arkansas|
February 15, 1907 – May 14, 1907
|Preceded by||John Sebastian Little |
|Succeeded by||Xenophon Overton Pindall|
|Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives|
|Preceded by||T. H. Humphreys|
|Succeeded by||William W. Cate|
|Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives|
|Member of the Arkansas Senate|
|Born||February 7, 1856|
Lafayette County, Mississippi
|Died||March 18, 1937 (aged 81)|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Kernoodle Moore (1897-1989)|
|Children||2nd Lt. John Isaac “Ike” Moore III (1918-1944): Robert W. Moore (1923-1962)|
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.
Moore was elected to the Arkansas Senate in 1904. He served in the Senate in 1905, 1907, 1913, and 1915.
On February 11, 1907, Governor John Sebastian Little resigned from office due to mental and physical illness. 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 later served as a member of the Arkansas Board of State capital commissioners. He was a member of the Arkansas Constitutional Convention from 1917 to 1918.
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John Sebastian Little
| Acting Governor of Arkansas
Xenophon Overton Pindall