11/15/2018

EDWARD BRUCE MOORE


EDWARD BRUCE MOORE 1907-1913

Edward Bruce Moore was born at North Anson, Maine, December 25, 1851. At the age of fourteen he came to Washington, serving as a page in the Senate. In 1876 he became interested in newspaper work, becoming editor of the Washington Daily News and the Washington Daily Telegraph. He was admitted to the bar in 1881, and in 1883 entered the Patent Office as an Assistant Examiner in Division 1.

He became Law Clerk, Principal Examiner, and then served as Assistant Commissioner under Commissioner Allen during the latter's term, from 1901 to 1907. Upon the recommendation of Secretary of the Interior James R. Garfield, he was made Commissioner in 1907.

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