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Thomas Moore (1759 – July 11, 1822) was a member of the United States House of Representatives and planter from South Carolina.

Thomas Moore
Member of theU.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
Preceded bySamuel Farrow
Succeeded byWilson Nesbitt
Member of theU.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1813
Preceded byDistrict established
Succeeded byElias Earle
Member of theU.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1801 – March 3, 1803
Preceded byAbraham Nott
Succeeded byLevi Casey
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
In office
1794–1799
Personal details
Born1759 (1759)
Spartanburg District, Province of South Carolina, British America
DiedJuly 11, 1822(1822-07-11) (aged 62–63)
Spartanburg County, South Carolina, U.S.
Resting placeMoore's Station, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Occupationplanter
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
RankBrigadier General
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War
War of 1812

Born in the Spartanburg District of the Province of South Carolina, Moore served during the Revolutionary War, taking part in the Battle of Cowpens at the age of 16. He served in the South Carolina House of Representatives to 1794 to 1799. In 1800, he was elected a Democratic-Republican to the seventh congress, serving from 1801 to 1813. He served as a brigadier general in the War of 1812 and afterwards engaged in planting. Moore was one of the founders of the first high schools in Spartanburg District. In 1814, he was elected to the Fourteenth Congress, serving again from 1815 to 1817. Afterwards, he resumed engaging in agricultural pursuits. He died near Moores Station of Spartanburg County, South Carolina, in 1822 and was interred in Moore's Burying Ground.

According to one source, he was the brother of the legendary heroine of Cowpens, Kate Barry. [1]

  1. Onofrio, Jan (January 1, 2000). South Carolina Biographical Dictionary. Somerset Publishers, Inc. p. 109. ISBN 978-0-403-09307-6.

This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

Thomas Moore South Carolina congressman Article Talk Language Watch Edit 160 160 Redirected from Thomas Moore congressman For other people named Thomas Moore see Thomas Moore disambiguation Thomas Moore 1759 July 11 1822 was a member of the United States House of Representatives and planter from South Carolina Thomas MooreMember of the U S House of Representatives from South Carolina s 8th districtIn office March 4 1815 March 3 1817Preceded bySamuel FarrowSucceeded byWilson NesbittMember of the U S House of Representatives from South Carolina s 7th districtIn office March 4 1803 March 3 1813Preceded byDistrict establishedSucceeded byElias EarleMember of the U S House of Representatives from South Carolina s 6th districtIn office March 4 1801 March 3 1803Preceded byAbraham NottSucceeded byLevi CaseyMember of the South Carolina House of RepresentativesIn office 1794 1799Personal detailsBorn1759 1759 Spartanburg District Province of South Carolina British AmericaDiedJuly 11 1822 1822 07 11 aged 62 63 Spartanburg County South Carolina U S Resting placeMoore s Station South CarolinaPolitical partyDemocratic RepublicanOccupationplanterMilitary serviceAllegianceUnited States of AmericaRankBrigadier GeneralBattles warsAmerican Revolutionary War War of 1812 Born in the Spartanburg District of the Province of South Carolina Moore served during the Revolutionary War taking part in the Battle of Cowpens at the age of 16 He served in the South Carolina House of Representatives to 1794 to 1799 In 1800 he was elected a Democratic Republican to the seventh congress serving from 1801 to 1813 He served as a brigadier general in the War of 1812 and afterwards engaged in planting Moore was one of the founders of the first high schools in Spartanburg District In 1814 he was elected to the Fourteenth Congress serving again from 1815 to 1817 Afterwards he resumed engaging in agricultural pursuits He died near Moores Station of Spartanburg County South Carolina in 1822 and was interred in Moore s Burying Ground 1 According to one source he was the brother of the legendary heroine of Cowpens Kate Barry 1 References Edit Onofrio Jan January 1 2000 South Carolina Biographical Dictionary Somerset Publishers Inc p 109 ISBN 978 0 403 09307 6 External links EditUnited States Congress Thomas Moore id M000919 Biographical Directory of the United States Congress U S House of RepresentativesPreceded byAbraham Nott Member of the U S House of Representatives from South Carolina s 6th congressional district 1801 1803 Succeeded byLevi CaseyPreceded byDistrict established Member of the U S House of Representatives from South Carolina s 7th congressional district 1803 1813 Succeeded byElias EarlePreceded bySamuel Farrow Member of the U S House of Representatives from South Carolina s 8th congressional district 1815 1817 Succeeded byWilson Nesbitt This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http bioguide congress gov This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http bioguide congress gov Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Thomas Moore South Carolina congressman amp oldid 1088554378, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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