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Eliakim Hastings MOORE

(1812-1900)

MOORE, Eliakim Hastings, a Representative from Ohio; born in Boylston, Worcester County, Mass., June 19, 1812; moved with his parents to Marietta and thence to Athens County, Ohio, in 1817; attended the common schools; educated himself at night as a civil engineer; county surveyor 1836-1846; auditor for Athens County 1846-1860; collector of internal revenue for the Marietta-Athens district of Ohio 1862-1866; organized the First National Bank of Athens in 1863 and was connected therewith as president and director until about 1895; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1871); was not a candidate for renomination in 1870; engaged in railroad enterprises in Athens, Athens County, Ohio; trustee of Ohio University at Athens; died in Athens April 4, 1900; interment in West Union Street Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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