Former Kansas Congressman Dennis Moore, remembered for decency and ‘showing up,’ dies at 75

Dennis Moore death

U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore served Kansas' 3rd Congressional District from 1998 to 2010. Later, diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, he spoke out in support of more resources and research. Moore died November 2, according to a statement from his wife. Charles Dharapak/Associated Press

By Laura Ziegler 

A lifelong public servant, Dennis Moore was a centrist Democrat from Kansas who represented a Republican Congressional district for six terms. He held his seat largely because of his old-fashioned approach to public service.