Eliakim H. Moore
|Eliakim Hastings Moore|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 15th district
March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871
|Preceded by||Tobias A. Plants|
|Succeeded by||William P. Sprague|
June 19, 1812|
|Died||April 4, 1900
|Resting place||West Union Street Cemetery|
Born to David & Dolly (Hastings) Moore in Boylston, Massachusetts, and moved with his parents to Marietta and thence to Athens County, Ohio, in 1817. He attended the common schools. He educated himself at night as a civil engineer. County surveyor 1836-1846. Auditor for Athens County 1846-1860. He served as collector of internal revenue for the Marietta-Athens district of Ohio 1862-1866. Organized the First National Bank of Athens in 1863 and was connected therewith as president and director until about 1895.
Moore was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869 – March 3, 1871). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1870. He engaged in railroad enterprises in Athens, Ohio. Trustee of Ohio University at Athens. He died in Athens April 4, 1900. He was interred in West Union Street Cemetery.
The mathematician E. H. Moore was his grandson.
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