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Congressman Mooney Statement on the Passing of Governor Arch Moore


Thursday January 8, 2015


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Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-2) Statement on the Passing of Governor Arch Moore

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican Congressman Alex Mooney (WV-2) released the following statement on the passing of Governor Arch Moore.

“Grace and I want to offer our deepest condolences to Senator Capito and her family on the passing of her father Governor Arch Moore.  I pray the Lord will provide comfort to Senator Capito’s family during this time of loss and strengthen their hearts with happy memories of an adored leader.”

“Governor Arch Moore broke through historic barriers to become an effective and widely popular leader.  His success paved the way for the future of the Republican Party in West Virginia and left an example for those who followed in his path.  As a public servant he was passionate about West Virginia and his charismatic presence, across a nearly forty-year public service career, will be fondly remembered.”