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Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage inductee

 

September 27, 2019

Debra Moore

John L. Moore

JOHN L. MOORE

YEAR OF INDUCTION: 2019

DISTRICT OF INDUCTION: 3

John L. Moore was born in Miles City, Montana on August 24, 1952, the son of ranchers John "Johnny" W. and Pearl (Herem) Moore. Johnny Moore was a former CBC (Chappel Brothers Cannery) cowboy who had his son horseback early. At seven, John L., or "Larry" as he was called then, helped gather and trail 5000 cattle when a neighboring ranch dispersed. Towards the end of the trail he remembers an old-timer pointing at the long line of cattle and saying: "Take a look at that, boy. That's 5000 head of cattle...



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