Biography of Kirk T. Moore
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KIRK T. MOORE, Representative from Pima, and member of the law firm of Moore & Bernard, was elected in 1908 to represent his County in the House of the Twenty fifth Territorial Assembly. His father, Iilton R. Ioore, was a member of the Eighteenth Assembly, and from 1898 to 1907 served as Registrar of the United States Land Office. Kirk T. Moore was born in Topeka, Kansas, October 4, 1882, hut has lived also in Colorado, California and Arizona, in each of which States he received a portion of his education. The family removed to this State in 1893. He was a student at the University of Arizona from 1899 to 1904, and then attended Leland Stanford Junior University during the next three years, and was there graduated with the degree LL. B. in 1908. He was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court in November of the same year, and immediately engaged in partnership with F. H. Bernard. In Iarch. 1909, at the dose of the Territorial Legislature, he was appointed Territorial Superintendent of Public Instruction, by Governor Joseph H. Kibbey, and served in this capacity until Arizona was admitted to the Union. During his term in the First State Legislature he was one of the most actives members in behalf of educational matters. He is now a member of the Committees on Education, Code Revision, Judiciary, and Enrolling and Engrossing.

From:
Who's Who in Arizona
Vol 1
Compiled and Published by Jo Conners
Press of The Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona 1913


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