Nathaniel Moore

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Olympic medal record
Men's golf
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1904 St. Louis Team

Nathaniel "Nathan" Ford Moore (January 31, 1884 – January 9, 1910) was an American golfer who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was the son of James Hobart Moore, a wealthy businessman with controlling interest in National Biscuit Company, Continental Can, Diamond Match and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad.[1] He died of natural causes in the Chez Shaw brothel in Chicago's Levee district after spending much of the previous night at the Everleigh Club.[2]

He was born in Illinois.

In 1904 he was part of the American team which won the gold medal. He finished 28th in this competition.

In the individual competition he finished 19th in the qualification and was eliminated in the second round of the match play.


  1. ^ Abbott (2007) p.211
  2. ^ Abbott (2007) pp. 211-16


Abbott, Karen (2007) Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul. New York: Random House ISBN 978-1-4000-6530-1

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