Moore, Frank

Morning Oregonian, Wednesday, January 1, 1930
Oregon City Resident Spent 51 Years in Newspaper Work at St. Paul.
Oregon City, Dec. 31. (Special)
Frank Moore, 86, civil war veteran and adjutant of Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R., died today at his home here.
Born in Jackson, Penn., April 5, 1843, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Israel Moore. Frank Moore in 1858 moved to St. Paul, Minn., to take a position on the Pioneer Press. For 51 years he was connected with that paper, and during many of them he was superintendent of the composing room. He enlisted in Company K, 8th Minnesota volunteers, in 1862, but after a short service in the Union army was mustered out due to illness.
Mr. Moore was married in River Falls, Wis., Dec. 7, 1870 to Miss Louise Wadworth. Mrs. Moore died January 31, 1924.
About 25 years ago Mr. Moore wrote and published a volume, “Reminiscences of Early Minnesota.” He wrote many poems.
He was a member of the G. A. R., the Minnesota chapter of the Sons of the Revolution and the First Presbyterian church here. He was past commander of the local post of the G. A. R. and had served as aide to the national commander.
Surviving are two daughters, Miss Alma Moore and Miss Florence Moore, both of Oregon City, and a cousin, Elmer Pettingill of Portland.
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at the chapel of Holman & Pace. The G. A. R. will take part in the rites. Interment will be in the family plot in Mountain View cemetery.

Banner Courier, Thursday, January 2, 1930

Frank Moore, 86, was found dead in his bed at his Oregon City home, 806 Fifth street, Tuesday morning. He was visited by a physician Monday evening but his condition did not seem serious. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. from the Holmans & Pace chapel. Revs. Acho and Stocker officiating. Internment was in Mountain View cemetery. Deceased is survived by two daughters, Misses Alma and Florence Moore, both living in Oregon City.

Mr. Moore was a retired printer, in his prime he was superintendent of the mechanical department of the St. Paul, Minn. Pioneer Press. Many years ago he retired from active work and came to Oregon to live. He retained his interest in the profession to the last, often visiting the Oregon City printing offices. He was a veteran of the civil war in the United States, and was during his entire local citizenship prominently connected with the local G.A.R.

Oregon Death Index:
Name Frank Moore
Death Date 31 Dec 1929
Death Place Clackamas
Certificate 419


Name: Frank Moore
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Minnesota
Regiment: 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
Company: K
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M546 roll 6

Name: Frank Moore
Age at Enlistment: 19
Enlistment Date: 14 Aug 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Minnesota
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company K, Minnesota 8th Infantry Regiment on 14 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 09 Dec 1862.
Birth Date: abt 1843
Sources: Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-65


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