Biographical information on Roy Moore

Biographical information on Roy Moore:

Political party: Republican

Date of birth: Feb. 11th, 1947 (58)

Hometown: Raised in Gallant; spent most of professional life in Gadsden.

Education: Bachelor's degree from West Point and law degree from the University of Alabama.

Professional background: Worked as an Etowah County assistant district attorney and lawyer in private practice before getting into politics.

Political background: Ran unsuccessful campaigns for Etowah County district attorney and circuit judge before being appointed circuit judge in 1992 by then-Gov. Guy Hunt. Elected to a six-year term in 1994. Elected chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in 2000, but removed from office in November 2003.

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