MOORE, William Henson, III, (1939 - )

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MOORE, William Henson, III, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, La., October 4, 1939; graduated from Baton Rouge High School, Baton Rouge, La., 1958; B.A., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., 1961; J.D., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., 1965; M.A., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., 1973; lawyer, private practice; United States Army, 1965-1967; elected member Louisiana Republican State Central Committee, 1971-1975; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1984; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth Congress, but the election was contested, Louisiana Courts ordered a new election; elected by special election to the Ninety-fourth Congress, and reelected to the five succeeding Congresses (January 7, 1975-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986, but was an unsuccessful Republican candidate for the United States Senate; Commissioner, Panama Canal Consultative Committee, 1987-1989; Deputy Secretary of Energy, 1989-1992; White House deputy chief of staff, 1992-1993; professional advocate.