Former 3rd District Kansas Congressman Dennis Moore passed away on Tuesday at the age of 75.
Kansas governor Laura Kelly called for flags be flown at half-staff throughout the state from sunup Wednesday, November 3, to sundown Sunday, November 7, in his honor.
The former congressman’s wife said Moore died after a b attle with cancer, and had suffered from Alzheimer’s for several years, KWCH-TV reports.
Moore shook the Republican hold on the 3rd Congressional District in 1998 by unseating Republican Rep. Vince Snowbarger, but did not seek reelection.
Known for his power to attract moderates, he previously served three terms as Johnson County district attorney.
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