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George Foot Moore


George Foot Moore, American theologian. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences (president 1921-1924).


MOORE, George Foot was born on October 15, 1851 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of late Reverend William E. Moore, Doctor of Divinity, and Harriet F., daughter of late Reverend George Foot.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1872, A.M., 1883. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1877. Doctor of Divinity, Marietta College, 1885, Yale, 1897, Göttingen U., 1909.

Doctor of Laws, Western Reserve University, 1903, Harvard, 1906. Doctor of Letters, Yale, 1915. Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1925.


Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Minister of Putnam Presbyterian Church, Zanesville, Ohio, 1878-1883. Recording secretary American Oriental Society since 1894, and editor of its Journal, 1896-1900.

Professor of Hebrew, Andover Theological Seminary, 1883 - 1901. Lecturer on History of Religions, 1893-1901. President 1899-1901; Exchange Professor in Berlin, 1909-1910. Professor in Harvard University since 1902; Editor, Harvard Theological Review since 1908.


Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences (president 1921-1924).


Married Mary S. Hanford, April 25, 1878 (died 1924).

William Eves Moore

Mary S. Hanford