Fred H. Moore. - Outstanding among the citizens of Watertown, both for his professional ability and for his
public spirited concern in the affairs of the community, is Fred H. Moore, who is serving as clerk of Jefferson
County. He was born in this city, Nov. 14, 1879, the son of Jacob H. and Mary E. (Steadman) Moore.
Jacob H. Moore and his wife were natives of Albany County, N. Y. He died in 1915 and his wife died in 1923.
Fred H. Moore attended the local public schools and entered the law offices of Smith & Reeves. He was admitted
to the New York State bar in 1902, and until 1921 successfully engaged in the practice of law in this city. He
has since served as the capable clerk of Jefferson County.
Politically, Mr. Moore is a Republican, and he has held the office of secretary of the Jefferson County Republican
committee. He was elected chairman in May, 1930, and reelected in September of that year. He has served as assistant
district attorney of Jefferson County, and as alderman of the Fifth Ward.
Mr. Moore is a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, and is affiliated with the Masonic and Elk lodges. He is identified
with the Jefferson County Bar Association, and belongs to the Lincoln League.
The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932
Jefferson County, NY
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