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Arthur Harry Moore (July 3, 1877 – November 18, 1952) was a Democrat who was the 39th Governor of New Jersey, serving three terms between 1926 and 1941. He was the longest-serving New Jersey Governor in the 20th century and the only New Jersey Governor elected to serve three separate non-consecutive terms. Moore represented New Jersey in the United States Senate from January 3, 1935, to January 17, 1938, when he stepped down to begin his third term as Governor of New Jersey.

Arthur Harry Moore
Arthur Harry Moore circa 1926.png
39th Governor of New Jersey
In office
January 19, 1926 – January 15, 1929
Preceded byGeorge Sebastian Silzer
Succeeded byMorgan Foster Larson
In office
January 19, 1932 – January 3, 1935
Preceded byMorgan Foster Larson
Succeeded byClifford Ross Powell
Acting Governor
In office
January 18, 1938 – January 21, 1941
Preceded byHarold G. Hoffman
Succeeded byCharles Edison
United States Senator
from New Jersey
In office
January 3, 1935 – January 17, 1938
Preceded byHamilton Fish Kean
Succeeded byJohn G. Milton
Personal details
BornJuly 3, 1877
Jersey City, New Jersey
DiedNovember 18, 1952(1952-11-18) (aged 75)
Branchburg Township, New Jersey
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jennie Hastings Stevens



He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, on July 3, 1877, and attended public schools. He graduated from Cooper Union in New York City. Moore later graduated from the New Jersey Law School in Newark (now Rutgers Law School) and was admitted to the bar in 1922, commencing practice in Jersey City.

Moore died on November 18, 1952, at the age of 75, in Branchburg Township, New Jersey, when he suffered a stroke while driving with his wife and ran his car off the highway. His wife was only slightly injured in the crash. He was buried at New York Bay Cemetery in Jersey City.

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