J. Everett Moore Jr., a Georgetown attorney and Sussex County native, has written a book about his life growing up in rural Delaware in the 1950s and '60s.


J. Everett Moore Jr. is a native of Sussex County, Delaware, who retains the distinctive local accent and traces his roots to his great, great, great grandparents in Sussex County. He is an attorney with the firm of Moore & Rutt, P.A. in Georgetown, Del., is past Chairman of the Sussex County Republican Party and the Delaware State Republican Party.
He's been involved with many civic matters, including serving on the Indian River School Board and Chair of The Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, Foundation. He has also been honored by having his name placed on the DTCC, Owens Campus, “Walk of Success,” and has received a University of Delaware Presidential Citation For Outstanding Achievement. He is also listed in various editions of Who’s Who.
An avid outdoorsman, he has served as President of Buckmasters of Delaware and on the board of Sportsmen Against Hunger. He still maintains his rural roots, starting each morning at Wilson’s Store, and residing in the “Walls Homestead,” next to the family farm where he was raised. He is the proud father of four and has two beautiful granddaughters..


Education: Georgetown High School; Delaware Tech parallel program and University of Delaware, political science and history; Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary.
Politics: State Republican Party chairman, 2001-2003; Sussex County Republican Party chairman, 1985-1993. Delegate to two national conventions and numerous state conventions
Honors: University of Delaware Hall of Fame; Delaware Tech Walk of Success. Background: Started law practice in hometown in 1976; joined with David Rutt in 1990.
Currently: Serves as lead attorney for Sussex County. Recently appointed by Governor Jack Markell to the Delaware Heritage Commission.

J. Everett Moore Jr

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