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Roberts Cosby Moore

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Roberts Cosby Moore, American banker.

Background

Moore, Roberts Cosby was born on August 29, 1905 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Son of Roberts Bledsoe and Margaret (Eggleston) Moore.

Education

Student College William and Mary, 1924-1926. Graduate Stonier School Banking, 1953.

Career

With Trust Company Norfolk (Virginia), 1925-1927. Bank aquired by National Bank Commerce, Norfolk, 1927, president, 1961-1963, also director. Bank merged with Peoples National Bank Central Virginia, Charlottesville, 1963, to form Virginia National Bank, Norfolk, vice Chairman of the Board, 1963-1964, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1964-1969.

Director American Heritage Life Insurance Company Chairman, Norfolk Board Sinking Fund Commnrs., 1964-1969. Chairman Norfolk Municipal Bond Commission.

Membership

Member Norfolk Citizens Advisory Committee Civil Defense, Virginia Commission Higher Education, central command/community relations committee 5th Naval District. Member Taylor Murphy Institute, University of Virginia. Member American, Virginia bankers associations, Virginia, Norfolk (president 1964) chambers commerce, Hampton Roads Maritime Association (board directors), Navy League (board directors Hampton Road council), Newcomen Society N. American Pi Kappa Alpha.

Mason.; Clubs: Cedar Point (Nansemond Country).

Connections

Married Dorothy Harrison Garrett, June 7, 1941. Children: Grace Elizabeth (Mistress.

father:
Roberts Bledsoe Moore

mother:
Margaret (Eggleston) Moore

spouse:
Dorothy Harrison Garrett

child:
Grace Elizabeth (Mrs Moore