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Alfred Moore

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Alfred Moore
Current Court Information:
Supreme Court of the United States
Title:   Former Justice
Position:   Seat #6t
Appointed by:   John Adams
Active:   12/10/1799-1/26/1804
Preceded by:   James Iredell
Succeeded by:   William Johnson, Jr.
Past post:   North Carolina Superior Courts
Past term:   1798
Personal History
Born:   5/21/1755
Hometown:   New Hanover County, NC
Deceased:   10/15/1810
Law School:   Read law, 1775
Military service:   Continental Army, 1775-1777

Alfred Moore was a Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. He joined the court in 1799 after a nomination from President John Adams. Prior to joining the court, Moore was a private practice attorney in North Carolina. He resigned on January 26, 1804, and passed away on October 15, 1810.[1]

Moore was one of three Justices President John Adams nominated to the Supreme Court. Moore served during Ellsworth and Marshall Courts.


Moore received his legal education through reading law.[1]

Military service

Moore served with the North Carolina militia from 1777 to 1782 and was an officer in the First North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Army from 1775 to 1777.[1]

Professional career

  • 1798: Judge, North Carolina Superior Courts
  • 1792: Member, North Carolina House of Commons
  • 1789: Appointed to commission to negotiate treaty with Cherokee Indians
  • 1782-1798: Attorney, private practice
  • 1782-1791: State attorney general, North Carolina
  • 1782: North Carolina State Senator[1]

Judicial career

Supreme Court of the United States

Moore was nominated by President John Adams on December 4, 1799, to a seat vacated by Justice James Iredell. Moore was confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 1799, and received commission that same day. He resigned on January 26, 1804.[1] He was succeeded to this post by William Johnson, Jr.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
James Iredell
Supreme Court
Seat #6t
Succeeded by:
William Johnson, Jr.
This judge was assigned the seat number 6t or 6 temporary not because it was designed to be a temporary post but because the seat was allowed to expire by the congress in 1867.