Thomas Love MOORE, Congress, VA (1862)


MOORE, Thomas Love, a Representative from Virginia; born near Charles Town, Jefferson County, Va. (now West Virginia), birth date unknown; pursued an academic course; studied law and practiced; elected as a Republican to the Sixteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative George F. Strother; reelected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress (November 13, 1820-March 3, 1823); resumed the practice of law at Warrenton, Va.; made the principal speech upon the visit of General Lafayette to Warrenton on August 23, 1825; died in Warrenton, Fauquier County, Va., in 1862; interment in Warrenton Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present