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Apr 16, 1923

Arch Moore was born in Moundsville

1943

Arch A. Moore Jr. served as an army infantryman

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Nov 04, 1952

Arch A. Moore Jr. was elected to the House of Delegates

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Nov 06, 1956

Arch A. Moore Jr. was elected to Congress

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1964

The Better Roads Amendment was voted on in the general election to provided money for the "building and construction of state roads and highways"

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1968

Legislature passed Modern Budget Amendment

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Nov 05, 1968

Republican Arch A. Moore Jr. was elected state's 28th governor

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Mar 03, 1969

Over 2,600 public road maintenance workers walked off the job, demanding that the state recognize their union

Mar 14, 1969

Recently fired highway workers marched on the state capitol building in Charleston

1970

Governor's Succession Amendment ratified, allowing two successive terms

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1971

A $30 state clothing allowance reached about 44,000 welfare children

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Nov 07, 1972

Arch A. Moore Jr. won reelection, becoming first governor to succeed himself under the Governor's Succession Amendment

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1972

A $30 state clothing allowance reached about 44,000 welfare children

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Jan 14, 1977

Governor Moore accepted a $1 million settlement for Buffalo Creek flood clean up

Nov 07, 1978

Arch A. Moore Jr. unsuccessfully tried to unseat U.S. Sen. Jennings Randolph

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Nov 04, 1980

Jay Rockefeller defeated Arch A. Moore Jr. for reelection as governor

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Nov 06, 1984

Arch A. Moore Jr. elected for a third term as governor

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1985

Arch A. Moore Jr. began his third term as governor by cutting workers compensation premiums

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1986

Arch A. Moore Jr. helped end a deadly prison riot at the old Moundsville State Penitentiary

1990

Arch A. Moore Jr. pleaded guilty to federal charges of mail fraud, tax fraud, extortion and obstruction of justice, and was imprisoned

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1993

Arch A. Moore Jr. was released from prison

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