Paul J. Moore

Paul John Moore ( * August 5, 1868 in Newark, New Jersey; † January 10, 1938 ) was an American politician. Between 1927 and 1929 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Paul Moore attended the common schools and the St. Benedict 's College. On November 1, 1892, he began a career with the municipal fire department in Newark. Moore stayed until August 1924 active in the fire service. At the time of his retirement from the fire department, he was a senior engineer. In the following years he acted with fire fighting agents. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party.

In the congressional elections of 1926, Moore was in the eighth constituency of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Herbert W. Taylor on March 4, 1927. Since he Republican Fred A. Hartley defeated in 1928, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1929. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Moore again worked as a dealer for firefighting in Newark, where he died on 10 January 1938.