Dennis Moore (born November 8, 1945) is a former U.S. Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district, serving from 1999 until 2011. He is a member of the Kansas Democratic Party.
Moore was born in 1945 in Anthony, Kansas. He attended the University of Kansas, from which he earned a bachelor's degree, and was briefly enrolled at Southern Methodist University. He received a Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University School of Law. He served in the U.S. Army before becoming Assistant Kansas Attorney General. After a period in private practice, he was elected District Attorney in Johnson County, serving in that capacity from 1977 to 1989. While a defense attorney at the practice of Moriarty, Erker & Moore, Moore represented Debora Green when she was charged with murder in 1995. The case ended in 1996 with Green pleading no contest to the charges.
While in office Moore represented Kansas's 3rd congressional district, the state's smallest and most affluent, which includes most of the Kansas side of the Kansas City metropolitan area, including Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Lenexa and De Soto...
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