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 Horace Ladd Moore

Horace Ladd Moore

Birth
Mantua, Portage County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 May 1914 (aged 77)
Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
Burial Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 12048 · View Source
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Military Figure, US Congressman. Born in Mantua, Ohio, he moved to Lawrence, Kansas Territory, in 1858, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1861. With the start of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Union Army and was commissioned a Lieutenant in Company D, 2nd Kansas Regiment, Volunteer Infantry. He served continuously until he was mustered out of the volunteer service as Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 4th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry on June 30, 1865. Returning to Kansas, he served as Colonel in command of the 19th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry, during the Plains Indian Wars (1867-68). He returned to his law practice, engaged in the wholesale grocery business and was treasurer of Douglas County, Kansas (1886-87). He contested as a Democrat the election of Edward H. Funston to the Fifty-third Congress and was awarded the position serving (1894-95). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he returned to Kansas and was vice president of the National Bank in Lawrence, until his death at age 77.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 31 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12048
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace Ladd Moore (25 Feb 1837–1 May 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12048, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .