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Eva Perry Moore

philanthropist

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.

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