Thomas Verner Moore (Moderator)

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Thomas Verner Moore (1818-1871) was a Reformed theologian and Presbyterian minister in the Presbyterian Church in the United States (PCUS) who served as Moderator of the General Assembly of the PCUS Southern Presbyterian Church in 1867.


T.V. Moore was born in 1818 and became a minister in the Southern Presbyterian church. He served in Pennsylvania (1845-47), Richmond, Virginia (1847-68), and Nashville, Tennessee (1869-71). He was an author and received his D.D. in 1853.

The PCUS was formed by secession from the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America in 1861 as a result of the American Civil War. After the end of the civil war in 1865, Dr Moore was appointed Moderator of its General Assembly in 1867.

He died in 1871.


  • The Last Days of Jesus
  • 1856 The Prophets of the Restoration, or, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi: A New Translation, with Notes. Rev. T.V. Moore, D.D. Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Richmond, Va. New York.