Lawrence Frank “Larry” Moore

Lawrence Frank “Larry” Moore

Birth
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 26 Mar 1970 (aged 88)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Supplication
Memorial ID 120826688 · View Source
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Vice President and Director of Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, California (crematorium/columbarium) for over 59 years, beginning in 1911. He also helped create, design and manage Chapel of the Light Columbarium, Fresno, California. He was a former mayor of the city of Piedmont, California. He served on the Piedmont City Council from 1914-1950 and was mayor from 1939-1946. He invented the Moore cremation retort, which was used worldwide and was a Founder and past president of the Cremation Association of North America (CANA), and member of the International Interment Assn. and the Western Cemetery Alliance. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason.


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  • Created by: Bernard Johnson
  • Added: 25 Nov 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 120826688
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Frank “Larry” Moore (5 Jul 1881–26 Mar 1970), Find a Grave Memorial no. 120826688, citing Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium and Mausoleum, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bernard Johnson (contributor 575) .