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Naval officer , Patent lawyer

Alvin Edward Moore, American patent lawyer, retired naval officer. Served with United States Navy, 1921-1924; Member Federal Bar Association, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association, Retired Officers Association.; Club: National Travel.


Moore, Alvin Edward was born on September 3, 1904 in Auburn, Louisiana, United States. Son of William Absalom and Mahala (Scoggins) Moore.


Student United States Naval Academy, 1921-1924, George Washington University Law School, 1925, John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, 1945. Bachelor of Science in History and Engineering, American University, 1949, Master of Arts in History, 1958. Postgraduate University Florida, 1955-1956, Louisiana State University, 1958-1961, Tulane University, 1961-1962.


Seaman, United States Shipping Board, 1924. Nautical scientist United States Hydrographic Office, 1924. Patrol inspector United States Border Patrol, 1926-1927, immigration inspector United States Immigration Service, 1927-1928.

American vice consul, Guaymas, Mexico, 1928-1929. Examiner United States Patent Office, 1924-1925, 30-42, 45-49, 56-58. Intelligence officer Central Intelligence Agency, 1949-1950, 53-56.

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1945, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals bar, 1947. Patent attorney Army Ordnance Missile Command, 1958-1960. Practice as patent attorney, Mississippi, since 1960.

Co-founder Friends United States of Latin American, 1950.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The World Republic, 1942, History of Hardy County, 1963, Mystery of the Skymen, 1979, Border Patrol, 1988, The Red Gem of Man, 1988. Contributor articles, short stories, poems to various magazines Inventor with over 50 patents in various fields.


Served with United States Navy, 1921-1924. Member Federal Bar Association, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association, Retired Officers Association. Club: National Travel.


Married Laura Belle Van Zandt, May 26, 1925 (deceased 1983).

William Absalom Moore

Mahala (Scoggins) Moore

Laura Belle Van Zandt