|Name||Daniel Killian Moore|
Raleigh, North Carolina , United States
|| April 02, 1906
|| September 07, 1986
|Contributor||U Ole Polecat|
Apr 02, 2007 07:33am
|Info||Born in Buncombe County, April 2, 1906, Dan K. Moore was elected state representative in 1941. He served in World War 11 from 1943-1945; as a superior court judge, 1950-1958; and on the State Board of Water Resources, 1959-1964. |
Governor (D-NC) 1965-1969. Elected as a moderate on integration issues. Main concerns as governor were highway safety, education, agricultural problems, recreation, and conservation. During his four years in office, he saw state services expanded and he traveled to promote industrial growth. A highlight of his administration was the passage of a $300 million road bond issue.
He is buried in historic Oakwood Cemetery.