Marshall F. Moore
|Marshall Frank Moore|
|7th Governor of Washington Territory|
August 26, 1867 – April 5, 1869
|Preceded by||George Edward Cole|
|Succeeded by||Alvan Flanders|
|Born||February 12, 1829
Binghamton, New York
|Died||February 26, 1870 (aged 41)
Marshall Frank Moore (February 12, 1829 – February 26, 1870) was an American Civil War Veteran, an attorney, and the 7th Governor of Washington Territory.
Moore was born in Binghamton, New York, Broome County, on February 12, 1829. He attended Yale University. He married Francis Fanny Van Trump on June 7, 1859. The couple had three children; Mary Louise, Frances, and Thomas.
Moore served during the Civil War under George McClellan in Virginia and under Sherman. He was at Rich Mountain, Shiloh, Chickamauga, Jonesboro and Missionary Ridge. He rose to the rank of breveted major general on March 13, 1865.
Moore was Governor of Washington Territory from 1867 to 1869. He was accompanied to Olympia, Washington by his brother-in-law, Philemon Beecher Van Trump, who served as Moore's private secretary. Moore was a delegate to the United States Congress from Washington Territory in 1868. He also was an attorney in New Orleans.
Moore died in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, on February 26, 1870. He is interred at Masonic Memorial Park, Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington.
- Meany, Edmond S (1915). Governors of Washington : territorial and state. University of Washington,.Available online through the Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection
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