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Thomas P. MOORE 10448, Mercer Co.

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Thomas P. MOORE 10448, Mercer Co.

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The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Kentucky, J. M. Armstrong & Company, 1878, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Hon. Thomas P. Moore was born in 1795, in Charlotte County, Virginia; he was an officer in the war of 1812; was elected several times member of the Kentucky Legislature; was a member of Congress, from Kentucky, from 1823 to 1829; was Minister to the Republic of Columbia, in 1829; was a lieutenant-colonel in the regular army, during the war with Mexico; and was a member of the last Constitutional Convention, in 1849. He was a fine public speaker, a brave soldier, a man of fine talents, and would have filled with honor almost any position in life. Col. Moore died July 21, 1853, at his residence, in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

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