Moore, Thomas Verner, Dd
Moore, Thomas Verner, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Newville, Pennsylvania, February 1, 1818. He graduated from Dickinson College in 1838; became agent for the Pennsylvania Colonization Society; graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1842; was ordained pastor at Carlisle the same year; was settled at Greencastle in 1845; the First Church, Richmond, Virginia, in 1847; editor of the Central Presbyterian, and pastor of First Church, Nashville, Tennessee, in 1869, and died there, August 5, 1871. He was moderator of the General Assembly in 1867. His chief published works are, Commentary on ,Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi (N.Y. 1856): — Evidences of Christianity: — Occasional Sermons. His contributions to religious journals were numerous. See Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1881, page 124; Nevin, Presb. Encyclop, s.v.