IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER 1933-1934 BIOGRAPHIES STATE SENATORS
M. MOORE, WALNUT. - Senator from the nineteenth district, Pottawattamie county, born in Washington county, Iowa, September 11, 1874. Father, Dr. E. B. Moore, physician. Mother, Elizabeth (Watters) Moore. Moved to Harlan, Iowa, in 1878, and attended Harlan public schools. Graduated from John A. Creighton Medical College in 1901. Located in Walnut, Iowa, in 1902 and has been a resident of Walnut and of Pottawattamie county since that time, engaged in the active practice of medicine and surgery. Held no political offices until elected to the state senate in 1932. He is a member of the city council; board of education, commercial club of Walnut, and the Morro Lodge, No. 559, A. F. & A. M. B. P. O. E., Lodge No. 445, Atlantic, and of the county, state and American medical associations. Married Cora F. Backus in 1905. Has two daughters, Mary Louise, an instructor in public school music in Walnut, and Betty Jane, a junior in the Walnut high school. A democrat.