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Lewis H. Moore

politician , Member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives

Lewis H. Moore is an American politician in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

Background

Moore, Lewis H. was born on December 22, 1958 in Carbondale, Illinois, United States.

Education

AS, New Mexico Military Institute. Bachelor, University Arkansas.

Career

In the legislative session of his first term as a lawmaker in 2009, Moore was the primary author of a total of 14 bills. Of those, one passed in the House but died in committee in the state Senate. A second bill was approved by both chambers but was vetoed by Governor Brad Henry.

On March 16, 2010, Moore admitted in a statement to moving a portrait of President Barack Obama and replacing it with Gov. Brad Henry's portrait because he was angry over the President's attempt to overhaul the nation's health care system. He apologized and said he was not trying to be disrespectful of the office of the President.

In 2013, Moore became chairman of a committee created to look at state sovereignty issues. Moore introduced a bill to address the workers' compensation system during the 2013 legislative session.

Membership

Moore currently serves as a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and is the chairman of the House States' Rights Committee.

Connections

Married Patti Moore; children: Hansen, Micah, Nathan, Jackson.

spouse:
Patti Moore

children:
Hansen Moore

Micah Moore

Nathan Moore

Jackson Moore