Biography - MORRIS L. MOORE

Morris Logan Moore, son of Abram H. and Mary E. Moore, was born April 28, 1869, at the home of his father, three miles west of Arcola, Illinois, in Bourbon township, and owns and lives on the old home, consisting of two hundred and ten acres of well improved land. He received his early training at the common country schools and attended Lee's Academy at Loxa. Illinois, one year. Prof. Lee being one of the eminent educators of his time. Later he attended the normal at Valparaiso, Indiana, for a period of two years, where he pursued the scientific and teacher's course. After leaving college he taught school for one year and then traveled extensively throughout the west and southwest. He is unmarried, has served his township as collector for two years, and is a Royal Arch Mason in high standing. Courteous, quiet, well informed and enterprising, he stands as one of the representative and successful young business men of the county.

Extracted 25 May 2019 by Norma Hass from the Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County, Illinois, published in 1900, page 185.

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