Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791
The First Federal Congress

Representative Andrew Moore

Andrew Moore

Print (ca. 1810-1890) by unknown artist

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Andrew Moore
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Life dates: 1752-14 April 1821
Place of Residence (1789): Rockbridge County, Virginia
Occupation (1789): Lawyer
Place of Birth: "Cannicello", Rockbridge County, Virginia
Age (March 4, 1789): 37
Religion (1789): Unknown
College Education: Liberty Hall Academy
[Washington and Lee University]
Marital Status (1789): Single
Military Service during the Revolutionary War: Officer,Continental Army
Prior Political Offices: State Legislature (1780-83, 85-87)
Delegate to Federal Convention: No
Delegate to State Ratification Convention: Yes
Pro/Anti ratification of Constitution: Pro
Support for strong central government (particularly in its executive functions) Moderate
Last year of continuous service in House: 1797
Additional House Service: 1803
Senate Service: 1803-1809
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