Henson Moore

U.S. Congressperson

1939 –


Who is Henson Moore?

William Henson Moore, III, is a retired attorney and businessman who is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, having represented Louisiana's 6th congressional district, based about Baton Rouge, from 1975 to 1987. He was only the second Republican to have represented Louisiana in the House since Reconstruction, the first having been David C. Treen, then of Jefferson Parish.

In 1986, Moore was the unsuccessful Republican candidate in the race to replace the retiring U.S. Senator Russell B. Long. He lost to Democrat John B. Breaux of Crowley, the seat of Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana.


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Oct 4, 1939
Lake Charles
  • United States of America
  • Louisiana State University
  • Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Lived in
  • Louisiana
  • Lake Charles

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