10 Facts About Alfred Moore


Alfred Moore was a North Carolina judge who became an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Alfred Moore was a founder and trustee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Alfred Moore's father, Maurice, was a colonial judge in North Carolina and published an essay denouncing the Stamp Act.

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Alfred Moore fought in the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge, and took part in the defense of Charleston, South Carolina after British troops assaulted Sullivan's Island.

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Alfred Moore played a role in the founding of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Alfred Moore was among those who selected the site for the university, and he served on its board of trustees from 1789 until 1807.

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Alfred Moore was again elected to the state House of Representatives in 1792, and served one term.

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In 1798, Alfred Moore was again the Federalist candidate for US Senate; he lost again, this time to Jesse Franklin.

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Alfred Moore was confirmed by the US Senate on December 10,1799, and was sworn into office on April 21,1800.

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Alfred Moore died October 15,1810, in Bladen County, North Carolina, and is buried at St Philip's Church, in Brunswick County.

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