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Richard Albert Moore, American Lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1938.


Moore, Richard Albert was born on August 11, 1915 in St. Paul. Son of Harry Albert and Mary (Lawless) Moore.


Bachelor magna cum laude, University of Minnesota, 1936; Juris Doctor, University of Minnesota, 1938.


Practiced in, St. Paul associate, Bundlie, Kelley & Finley, St. Paul, 1938-1941; associate, Covington, Burling, Rublee, Acheson & Shorb, Washington, 1941-1947; partner, Moore, Costello & Hart (and predecessor firms), St. Paul, 1947-1991; senior partner, Moore, Costello & Hart (and predecessor firms), St. Paul, 1962-1991. Past director Norwest Bank of St. Paul, N.A., Maxson Steel Company, Inc., Bayport-St. Croix Company, Maxson Corporation, Nobles Industries, Inc., First Midwest Corporation, Villaume Industries Inc., First Midwest Capital Corporation.


  • Bar: Minnesota 1938.


Member Governor's Advisory Commission on Securities, 1969-1970. Chairman advisory committee medical education programs St. Paul-Ramsey Hospital, 1971-1972. Vice president St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center Commission, 1973-1984, member joint study committee, 1982-1984.

Chairman Ramsey County Medical Health Services Committee, 1974-1984. Member City of St. Paul Citizens Task Force for Library, 1980-1986. Member nominating committee St. Paul Arts and Science Council, 1980-1985.

Member advisory committee St. Paul Young Women’s Christian Association, 1982-1985. Past president, past board directors Family Service, St. Paul, Capitol Community Services, Inc. Past board directors Greater St. Paul United Fund and Council, St. Paul-Ramsey Hospital Medical Education and Research Foundation, St. Paul Metropolitan Improvement Committee, St. Paul Urban Coalition, Community Planning Organization Inc., Better Business Bureau St. Paul, St. Paul Winter Carnival Association.

Board directors, vice president St. Paul area Chamber of Commerce Foundation 1979-1982. Board directors, secretary, vice president Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation. Board directors Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, Minnesota Foundation, 1984-1991, J. Paper Foundation, 1984-1991, L. & Armed Forces Paper Foundation, 1984-1991.

Board directors Saint Paul Foundation, president, 1973-1982, chairman distribution committee, 1972-1986, honorary director, 1988-1991. Trustee James Daniel Humphrey Foundation. Past associate Macalester College.

Past trustee William Mitchell College Law. Board directors, vice president Como Conservatory Restoration Fund, 1986-1991. Vice chair Blomquist Family Foundation.

Board directors Mounds Midway Hospital Foundation, 1982-1990, Healtheast Foundation, 1988-1990. Member American Bar Association, Ramsey County Bar Association, Minnesota State Bar (past section chairman), Minnesota Law Alumni Association (past director), Supreme Court of the United States Court History Society (trustee, member nominating committee 1975-1978), St. Paul area Chamber of Commerce (president 1971, chairman board 1972, past director, Great Living St. Paulite award), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Kiwanian. (St. Paul), St. Paul Athletic (past director), Gyro (St. Paul, past director), Minnesota (St. Paul, past director), University (St. Paul, past director, past president).


Married Elizabeth Donnelly Kennedy, February 28, 1942 (deceased June 1989). Children: Elizabeth (Mistress Bruce Edmund Kiernat), Richard Albert.

Harry Albert Moore

Mary (Lawless) Moore

Elizabeth Donnelly Kennedy

Richard Albert Moore

Elizabeth Moore (Mistress Bruce Edmund Kiernat)