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MOULDER, Morgan Moore (1904-1976)

MOULDER, MORGAN MOORE, a Representative from Missouri; born in Linn Creek, Camden County, Mo., August 31, 1904; attended the public schools of Linn Creek and Lebanon, Mo., and the University of Missouri at Columbia; was graduated from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., LL.B., 1927; was admitted to the bar in 1928 and commenced the practice of law in Linn Creek, Mo.; elected prosecuting attorney of Camden County, Mo., in 1928; reelected for three succeeding terms and served until 1938, when he returned to the private practice of law; special assistant to the United States attorney for the western district of Missouri 1943-1946; appointed by the Governor in April 1947 to serve as a judge of the circuit court in the eighteenth judicial circuit and served until December 31, 1948; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1963); was not a candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Camdenton, Mo., where he died November 12, 1976; interment in Old Linn Creek Cemetery, near Camdenton.