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Eva Perry Moore

Eva Perry Moore, American philanthropist. member Superior Jury, St. Louis Exposition, 1904; member Committee on St. Louis Community Trust, 1915-1920; Member of the United States International Committee, Pan-American Scientific Congress, meeting in Lima, Peru, 1924; member women’s committee of Council National Defense, 1917-1919.

Background

  • Moore, Eva Perry was born on July 24, 1852 in Rockford. Illinois. Daughter of Seely and Elizabeth (Benedict) Perry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1873.

    Career

    • Corresponding secretary and treasurer General Federation of Women’s Clubs, 1894-1900, vice president, 1904-1908, president, 1908-1912, honorary president since 1914. President Missouri Federal Women’s Clubs, 1901-1905. President Association Collegiate Alumnæ, 1903-1907.

      Member Superior Jury, St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Executive Committee of League to Enforce Peace. Director National Civic Federal Alumnæ trustee Vassar College, 1902-1908.

      President Visiting Nurse Association, St. Louis, 1910-1914. Vice president St. Louis Provident Chairman's Association Municipal Nurses’ Board under Department of Public Welfare. Member Committee on St. Louis Community Trust, 1915-1920.

      President National Council of Women, 1916-1925, then honorary president. Vice president International Council of Women.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Superior Jury, St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Member Committee on St. Louis Community Trust, 1915-1920. Member of the United States International Committee, Pan-American Scientific Congress, meeting in Lima, Peru, 1924.

    Member women’s committee of Council National Defense, 1917-1919.

    Connections

    • Married Philip North Moore, November 6, 1879.
    • father: Seely Perry
    • mother: Elizabeth (Benedict) Perry
    • spouse: Philip North Moore
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    Born July 24, 1852
    Died April 28, 1931
    (aged 78)
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