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|28th and 30th Governor of West Virginia|
January 14, 1985 – January 16, 1989
|Preceded by||Jay Rockefeller|
|Succeeded by||Gaston Caperton|
January 13, 1969 – January 17, 1977
|Preceded by||Hulett Smith|
|Succeeded by||Jay Rockefeller|
|Chairperson of the National Governors Association|
September 15, 1971 – June 7, 1972
|Preceded by||Warren Hearnes|
|Succeeded by||Marvin Mandel|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 1st district
January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1969
|Preceded by||Bob Mollohan|
|Succeeded by||Bob Mollohan|
Arch Alfred Moore, Jr.
April 16, 1923
Moundsville, West Virginia, U.S.
|Died||January 7, 2015
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Shelley Riley (m. August 11, 1949 - September 13, 2014;her death)|
|Relations||grandfather F. T. Moore, mayor of Moundsville|
|Residence||Glen Dale, West Virginia|
|Alma mater||Lafayette College
West Virginia University, Morgantown
|Allegiance||United States Army|
|Years of service||May 1943 - April 1946|
|Battles/wars||World War II - ETO|
Arch Alfred Moore, Jr. (April 16, 1923 – January 7, 2015) was an American politician and former lawyer. He began his political career as a state legislator in 1952. He was elected the 28th and 30th Governor of West Virginia from 1969 until 1977 and again from 1985 until 1989. He was a member of the Republican Party. His daughter, Shelley Moore Capito, is the current senator of West Virginia.
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