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James Draden Moore, IV
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1889
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1960
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

6/5/1915 – WW1 Draft Registration Card – listed employment as "Agent, Adams Express Co. (residing in Hagerstown, Md.). Claimed former military service in WV, as a commissioned officer of infantry (4 years). Described as tall, slender, brown eyes, dark brown hair.

1916 - June 29; The York Daily: “Express Agent Notified to Join His Regiment

Yesterday, James D. Moore, agent of the Adams Express company, received a telegram from Capt. George L. Wever, of Co. F, First regiment, National Guard of West Virginia, asking him to report at once. Mr. Moore is a commissioned officer in his company. Upon receipt of the telegram he got into communication with the Adams Express company headquarters asking to be relieved of his position here so he could answer the call. Mr. Moore came to Hanover on Jan. 1 from York and secured charge of the local office, succeeding H.C. Adams, who was transferred to Waynesboro.”

1920 census – listed as residing in Harrisburg, Ward 11. Occupation: Auditor, American Express. Wife: Peryl E. (22)

1930 census – listed as residing in Hanover, York Co., Pa., 22 West Walnut (renting). Occupation: Married at age 29. Occupation: Merchant, own confectionary store. Wife: Peryl (40); children: James D.(9), Doris B. (8).

1940 census – listed as residing in Hanover, York Co., Pa., 22 West Walnut (renting). Occupation” Salesman. Highest grade completed: College, 4th year. Wife: Pearl (41); children: James D. (19), Doris B. (18), Nancy A. (6).

4/27/1942 – WW2 “Old Man’s Draft” – listed residence as 22 West Walnut, Hanover, Pa. Employer’s Name: “Newspaper Correspondence”. Described as white, hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion. Right leg listed as 2 ½ inches shorter than left.


James D. Moore, 70, Is Claimed By Death

James Draden Moore, 70, of 47 ½ Baltimore Street, died at 1:18 a.m. today at the Hanover General Hospital where he was admitted at 5:40 p.m. yesterday.

Mr. Moore, well known throughout the community as a newspaper reporter and Masonic lodge official, was a member of the news staff of The Evening Sun for 10 years, retiring in November, 1958. He had been under a physician’s care for several years. He also served as local correspondent for the Lancaster Sunday News and many years ago was employed by the York Gazette and Daily as Hanover reporter.

During World War II he served as district supervisor of the War Rationing Board in Hanover. In the 1920s he was associated with his brother-in-law, Maurice H. Frey, in the Mau-Dra Shop, Baltimore Street. In his earlier years he was employed by the American Express Co.

Mr. Moore was born in Harrisburg Oct. 3, 1889, a son of the late James D. and Edith Neer Moore. He was a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, York Lodge 266, Free and Accepted Masons, and Bethel Commandery 98, Knights Templar, of which he served many years as recording secretary.

He is revived by his wife, Mrs. Peryl E. Brockley Moore; three children, J. Draden Moore, Denver, Colo.; Mrs. Charles F. Thomas, West Lafayette, Ind., and Mrs. Frank A. Blence, Jr., Havertown, and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Bucher funeral home, Frederick Street, Saturday at 2 p.m. with his pastor, the Rev. Howard J. McCarney, officiating. Private burial will take place in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening.

Family links: 
  James Draden Moore (1859 - 1899)
  Edith Leonetha Neer Moore (1860 - 1909)
  Peryl Elizabeth Brockley Moore (1897 - 1977)*
  James Draden Moore (1920 - 2013)*
  Doris Brockley Moore Thomas (1921 - 2007)*
  Nancy A. Moore Blence (1934 - 2014)*
  Boyd Quigley Moore (1885 - 1886)*
  James Draden Moore (1889 - 1960)
  Lillian Louise Moore (1891 - 1896)*
  Virginia Violet Moore (1899 - 1915)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olivet Cemetery
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Old W Section
GPS (lat/lon): 39.78875, -76.97643
Created by: Cenantua
Record added: Mar 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49756746
James Draden Moore, IV
Added by: Cenantua
James Draden Moore, IV
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James Draden Moore, IV
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