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Thomas Verner Moore

Clergyman , educator

Thomas Verner Moore, American clergyman, educator. Served as captain and major Medical Corps, United States Army, France, World War, 1918-1919. A founder, first president, Benedictine Foundation, Washington, District of Columbia.

Background

Moore, Thomas Verner was born on October 22, 1877 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Neuton and Charlotte (McIlvain) Moore.

Education

Student of philosophy, University of Leipzig, 1904-1905. Studied medicine Georgetown University, 1911-1913, Munich, Germany, 1913-1914.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1901. Fellow in psychology, Catholic University of America, 1903. Lecturer Institute of Pedagogy, same university, New York, 1903-1904.

Fellow in pyschology, University of California, 1909. Professor philosophy, St. Thomas College, Washington, District of Columbia, 1909-1911. Instructor psychology, Catholic University of America, 1910-1916, associate professor, 1916-1922, professor, 1922-1947, head department psychology and psychiatry, 1939-1947.

Benedictine Monk from 1923. Joined Carthusian Order, Burgos, Spain, 1947, spent last 20 years in contemplative life there.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Historical Introduction to Ethics, 1915. Dynamic Psychology, 1924. Prayer, 1931

Membership

Served as captain and major Medical Corps, United States Army, France, World War, 1918-1919. A founder, first president, Benedictine Foundation, Washington, District of Columbia.

Connections

father:
John Neuton Moore

mother:
Charlotte (McIlvain) Moore