Benjamin Moore, American bishop, college president.
Moore, Benjamin was born on October 5, 1748 in Newton, Long Island, New York, United States. Son of Samuel and Sarah (Fish) Moore.
Graduate at head of his class, Kings College (now Columbia) 1768.
1 son, Clement Clarke. Received deacon’s and priest’s orders from Bishop of London, 1774. President pro tem Kings College, 1775-1784, professor rhetoric and logic Columbia, 1784-1786, president, 1801-1811.
Became rector Trinity Church, New York City, 1800. Protestant Episcopal bishop of New York.