John Voce Moore

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Sir
John Voce Moore
Born Stockport
Died 11 February 1904
Nationality British
Known for Lord Mayor of London

Sir John Voce Moore (1826–1904) was an English businessman and Lord Mayor of London.

He was born in Stockport in 1826, the son of James Moore.

He founded a tea trading company at age 22 and retired as the senior partner of Moore Brothers Tea Merchants.

He was a member of the Loriners Company. He was Alderman for Candlewick ward from 1889 to 1902. He was appointed Sheriff of the City of London for 1894 and elected Lord Mayor of London for 1898. In 1894 he served as Deputy Lieutenant for Kent and was knighted the same year.

He died 11 Feb 1904. He had married Eliza in Cambridge in 1847 (died 1890). Their sons took over the business.

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