Thomas L. Moore

Thomas Love Moore ( * 1789 in Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia; † in Warrenton, Virginia 1862) was an American politician. Between 1820 and 1823 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Born in what is now West Virginia Thomas Moore enjoyed a good basic education. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he began to work in his new profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party launched a political career.

Following the resignation of Mr George Strother Moore was at the due election for the tenth seat of Virginia as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on 13 November 1820. After a re-election, he could remain until March 3, 1823 in Congress. In 1825 he gave the official welcome speech for the French General Lafayette during his visit to the city of Warrenton. Otherwise, Thomas Moore did not occur in a political phenomenon.