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Arch Alfred Moore Jr., former West Virginia governor, dies at 91
Arch Alfred Moore Jr., former West Virginia governor, dies at 91

Former Gov. Arch Alfred Moore Jr., his era's most successful Republican in Democrat-dominated West Virginia, has died. He was 91. One of Moore's daughters, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, issued a statement saying her father died Wednesday in Charleston, W.Va. The cause was not given. The three-term governor, congressman and state legislator first won public office in 1952. He was the first West Virginia governor since the late 1800s to win a consecutive second term and remained the only one to hold three full terms. Moore possessed personal charisma, strong oratory gifts and an uncanny ability to recall names — attributes that helped him score important political...

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