Heman A. Moore

Heman Allen Moore ( born August 27, 1809 in Plainfield, Washington County, Vermont, † April 3, 1844 in Columbus, Ohio ) was an American politician. In 1843 and 1844 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Heman Moore enjoyed a university education. After a subsequent study of law in Rochester (New York) and his admission to the bar he began working in Columbus in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1842 Moore was in the tenth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Samson Mason on March 4, 1843. This mandate he was able to exercise until his death on April 3, 1844. This period was characterized by the tensions between President John Tyler and the Whigs. It was also at that time already been discussed about a possible annexation of the independent Republic of Texas since 1836 by Mexico. Heman Moore was buried in the Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus.