Frank Gardner Moore

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Frank Gardner Moore (1865–1955) was an American Latin scholar. After teaching at Yale University, Dartmouth College, and Trinity College, Connecticut, he was Professor of Classical Philology at Columbia University.

Early life and education[edit]

Moore was the brother of Edward Caldwell Moore and George Foot Moore. He was born at West Chester, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Yale University (A.B., 1886; Ph.D., 1890), and at the University of Berlin (1890–91).

He married Anna Barnard White, January 4, 1897.[1]

Academic career[edit]

He was a Latin tutor at Yale in 1888-93, assistant professor of Latin (1893–1900) and associate professor of Latin and Roman archaeology (1900–08) at Dartmouth College, and professor of Latin at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut (1908–10). In the latter year he became professor of classical philology at Columbia University.

He edited the Transactions and the Proceedings of the American Philological Association, of which he became secretary in 1904 and president in 1917. He edited also Cicero's Cato Major (1904) and Tacitus' Historics (1910).


  1. ^ The Database of Classical Scholars,

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainGilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "George Foot Moore". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead. 

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