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Miles Conway Moore

Miles Conway Moore, American banker. member of the board of overseers Whitman College (president of the board since 1913).

Background

  • Moore, Miles Conway was born on April 17, 1845 in Rix Mills, Ohio, United States. Son of Amos Lord and Mary (Monroe) Moore.

  • Education

    • Educated Bronson Institute, Point Bluff, Wisconsin. Doctor of Laws, Whitman College, Washington.

    Career

    • Began at Blackfoot, Montana, 1865. Member firm of H. E. Johnson & Company, Walla Walla, 1867-1868. Member Paine Brothers & Moore, general merchandise and farm implements, 1869-1878.

      Associated with D. S. Baker in railway building and grain buying. Vice president, 1889, president, since 1899, Baker-Boyer National Bank. President M. C. Moore & Sons, loans and investments.

      Mayor of Walla Walla, 1877. Last governor Washington Ty., appointed, 1889, and served 7 months.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of the board of overseers Whitman College (president of the board since 1913).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Baker, March 1873 (deceased).
    • father: Amos Lord Moore
    • mother: Mary (Monroe) Moore
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Baker
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    Born April 17, 1845
    Died 1920
    (aged 74)
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