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Paul Moore, Sr.

Death: Died
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Son of William Henry Moore and Ada Waterman Moore
Husband of Fanny Mann Moore
Father of Paul Moore, Jr., 13th Bishop of New York and William Moore
Brother of Edward Small Moore

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About Paul Moore, Sr.,_Sr.

Paul Moore (1886–1959) was an American businessman.


He was a son of William Henry "Judge" Moore and the father of the Rt. Rev. Paul Moore. He was a member of the Yale Class of 1908. He earned a law degree, 1911, from New York University.

After graduating from Yale, Moore started his career in the law office of the Rock Island Railroad in Chicago. He enrolled at Northwestern University School of Law while there but returned to New York and completed law studies at NYU. During this period he married and was a director of the Lehigh Valley Coal Sales Company. During World War I he was a major with the Army Ordnance Corps.

Moore married Fanny Mann Hanna, a daughter of Leonard C. Hanna and niece to Mark Hanna, on October 30, 1909, in Cleveland, OH. Mrs. Moore was a member of the Citizens Committee for Planned Parenthood of the American Birth Control League. She was also the first female director of the Episcopal Church Foundation. Paul Moore, Jr. would go on to be a leader in the church as the 13th Episcopal Bishop of the New York Diocese. He was a noted liberal advocate during and after the Civil Rights era in the United States of America.

Moore consolidated the gains made by his father, "Judge" Moore, during the corporate merger or "Great Merger Movement" at the turn of the 20th century. He reorganized Seversky Aircraft to Republic Aviation in 1939, and sat on the boards of several enterprises put together by his father and uncle, James Hobart Moore, among them United States Steel, National Biscuit Company, Bankers Trust, the American Can Company, and the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad.

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