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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.


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.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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.