You are here

Moore, Ben

Born January 1, 1891, in Salyersville, KY
Died September 25, 1958

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 1, 1941, to a seat vacated by George William McClintic. Confirmed by the Senate on March 20, 1941, and received commission on March 27, 1941. Served as chief judge, 1948-1958. Service terminated on September 25, 1958, due to death.

Read law, 1915

Professional Career:

Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1915-1940
Commissioner in chancery, West Virginia Circuit Court, Kanawha County, 1918-1940
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Kanawha County [West Virginia], 1941