Bartholomew Figures Moore
Aged: 77.8 years
Bartholomew Figures Moore, one of the most gifted of North Carolina's lawyers during the middle period of the last century, was born in Halifax County January 20, 1801, and died at Raleigh November 27, 1875. His father, James Moore, was a noted soldier of the Revolution. He finished his education in 1820 in the State University and studied law under Thomas N. Mann of Nash County. He began practice in that county in 1823 and about ten years later moved to a snail farm in Halifax County.
He continued the diligent pursuit of his profession and served in the (State Legislature in 1836, 1810, 1842 and 1844. In 1848 Governor Graham appointed him attorney general of the state, an office he held by reelection until May, 1851. He resigned to become... Read More