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Moore, Robert G., 1897-1925


Biographical Note

Robert G. Moore was the son of Mary E. Moore. He was born on August 15, 1897, in Washington, D.C., where his father worked for the U.S. Treasury Department. He moved to Roanoke, Virginia, with his mother following the death of his father, and there attended high school. Moore attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute, graduating with honors in Civil Engineering and becoming a 2nd Lieutenant in the Corps of Cadets. On June 18, 1925, Moore drowned near Washington, D.C., at the age of 27.

External source:

"Robert Garrett Moore",,, accessed on June 13, 2023.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Robert G. Moore Collection

Identifier: Ms-2023-052

The Robert G. Moore Collection contains school notes/notebooks, correspondence, engineering drawings, memorabilia, newspaper articles, and his diploma from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Dates: c. 1919-1929

Robert G. Moore Photo Album

Identifier: Ms-1992-051

The collection contains a student handbook, newspaper articles, and a photo album of scenes on the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI) campus from 1918-1919, many of which are clearly identified. The collection was compiled by Robert G. Moore, a VPI graduate of 1922.

Dates: 1918 - 1922

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Correspondence 1
Engineering Drawings 1
Notebooks 1
Notes (documents) 1
Students and alumni 1