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Charles Cadwell Moore

Charles Cadwell Moore, American engineer. Decorated 2d Class Order of Chia Ho (China), 1st Class, Order of Sacred Treasure (Japan), Knight of Order of Crown (Italy), Order of St. Olaf (Norway); Grand Commander Order of George I (Greece); Commander of the Legion of Honor (France). Vice president. Boy Scouts America; president Society of California Pioneers. member 1909).

Background

  • Moore, Charles Cadwell was born on July 12, 1868 in Alpine, New York, United States. Son of Lewis William and Mary Beaks (Harding) Moore.

  • Education

    • Graduated from St. Augustine College (now defunct), Benicia, California, 1884.

    Career

    • In employ San Francisco Tool Company, 1885-1895. Succeeded to the business as Charles C. Moore & Company, engineers, which was incorporated 1902 as Charles C. Moore & Company, Engineers, Inc., specializing in motive power and hydraulic work, of which president. Chairman board Creative Commons Moore & Company, Engineers, Inc.

      President Sylmar Packing Corporation. Director Anglo & London Paris National Bank, Anglo California Trust Company, Anglo-National Corporation, North American Investment Company, Occidental Insurance Company, West Coast Life Insurance Company, Ocean Shore Railway Company Commissioner to Europe to secure foreign warships for Portola Celebration, San Francisco, 1906 (secured 7 ships). President Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco, 1908-1909 (elected honorary member 1909).

      Chairman of the executive committee Citizens’ Health Committee for eradication of bubonic plague through extermination of rats, 1908. Chairman financial committee P.P.I. Exposition, 1910-1911. Elected president P.P.I. Exposition, 1911.

      Director foreign land div. Liberty Loan Committee 12th Federal Reserve District, 1918. Director State Council of Defense, May-November 1918.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member 1909).

    Connections

    • Married Lillian M. Breed, November 15, 1893.
    • father: Lewis William Moore
    • mother: Mary Beaks (Harding) Moore
    • spouse: Lillian M. Breed
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    Born July 12, 1868
    Died April 17, 1932
    (aged 63)
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