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Colter Hamilton Moses

utility executive , lawyer.

Colter Hamilton Moses, American utility executive, lawyer. Member American and State bar associations; Mason (33°, Shriner).


Moses, Colter Hamilton was born on June 28, 1887 in Hampton, Arkansas, United States. Son of Angelus Gaston and Mary (Dunn) Moses.


Bachelor of Arts, Ouachita College, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1909. Master of Arts, Tulane, 1910. Bachelor of Laws, University Arkansas, 1911, Doctor of Laws, 1944.

Doctor of Laws, Ouachita College, John Brown U., 1949.


Admitted to Arkansas bar, 1913. Private secretary to 3 Governors of Arkansas. Assistant attorney general of Arkansas, 1915-1917.

Member Robinson, House & Moses, 1926-1933, House, Moses and Holmes, since 1933. Became president Arkansas Power & Light Company, 1941, chairman until 1956. Partner Moses, McClellan, Arnold, Owen & McDermott, since 1956.

Attorney Louisiana & Arkansas Railway Company, Kansas City Southern Railway Company. Director Terminal Warehouse Company, American Furn., Inc. South’s Man of the Year, 1948.

President, Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce., (president Arkansas economics council, 1945-1947). Director Committee for Economics Development, New York City. Director Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missoury Chairman board of trustees Ouachita College.

Trustee Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missoury.


  • Co-author: Crawford and Moses Digest (Arkansas statutes).


Member American and State bar associations. Mason (33°, Shriner). Clubs: Rotary, Little Rock Country.


Married Lena Goodwin Moses, September 29, 1912. Children: Mary Folsom, Frances Nofleet, Nancy Goodwin, Colter Hamilton.

Angelus Gaston Moses

Mary (Dunn) Moses

Lena Goodwin Moses

Mary Folsom Moses

Frances Nofleet Moses

Nancy Goodwin Moses

Colter Hamilton Moses