Former West Virginia Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr. has passed away. He was 91.
His death comes just one day after the swearing in of his daughter, Shelley Moore Capito, as West Virginia's first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate.
Moore served as West Virginia's Governor for three terms. First from 1969 to 1977 and again from 1985 to 1989. He also served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1957 to 1969.
According to a news release from Capito and her siblings, Moore passed away Wednesday evening in Charleston while surrounded by family.