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Richard Alan Moore

Richard Alan Moore, American optometrist. License optometrist Illinois, Oregon, California.


  • Moore, Richard Alan was born on January 6, 1948 in La Harpe, Illinois, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Drake University, 1970. Bachelor of Science in Optometry, Pacific University, 1972. OD, Pacific University, 1974.


    • Private practice optometry, Portland, Oregon, 1974-1979, Carthage, Illinois, 1980-1999, Macomb, 1998—2001, Monmouth, since 2001. Member clinical faculty Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, 1978-1979. Lecturer Illinois Paraoptometric Society State Seminar, 1984.

    Major achievements

    • License optometrist Illinois, Oregon, California.


    • Editor: (newsletter) Southwester (Service Above Self award 1978-1979).


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member planning commission City of Carthage, 1982-1990. Board directors Hancock Central School District, Carthage, 1985-1990, president, 1987-1990. Vice president College Education Foundation, Inc., 1989-2003, Carthage Park District, 1982-1988.

    Organizer, president Hancock Transportation Coalition, 1990-1992. Organizer, president protem Hancock County School Board Association, 1990. Republican candidate for state representative from 95th district, 1990, Hancock County Board, 1990-1994, chairman legislation committee, 1993.

    Member Hancock County Republican Central Committee, 1990-1992. Precinct committeeman Hancock Township, 1990-1992. President Carthage chapter Kiwanis, 1981-1982.

    Member American Optometric Association (Best Non-Technology Article award 1988, Recognition award 1989, Best Guest Editorial award 1991), Illinois Optometric Association (executive council 1985-1991, organizer, 1st chairman society president's council 1987, vice president governmental relations 1987-1991, chairman political action committee 1987-1991, member president's cabinet 1987-1991, chairman resolutions committee 1991), West Central Illinois Optometric Society (president 1985-1987), Carthage Chamber of Commerce (president 1983-1984).



    Music, travel, genealogy, history of religion.


    • Son of Emory Royal and Betty Jane (Baldwin) M. Divorced; children: Shannon Louise, David Matthew. Married Karina Beth Martin, April 4, 1998.
    • father: Emory Royal Moore
    • mother: Betty Jane (Baldwin) Moore
    • spouse: Karina Beth Martin
    • children: Shannon Louise Moore
    • David Matthew Moore
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    Born January 6, 1948
    (age 69)