Moore, A. Brown (Andre Brown), 1911-1987. | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Moore, A. Brown (Andre Brown), 1911-1987.
Historical Note: Andre Brown Moore (1911-1987) was a lawyer born in New Orleans who attended Newman School and Tulane University. He practiced law as a partner in the firm of McCloskey, Moore, and Dennery (1934-1950). He spent five years of active duty with two years overseas as a Judge Advocate on General Patton's staff. He was awarded four bronze stars and the Bronze Star Medal. He left the military as a Lieutenant Colonel. Moore served as Commissioner of Public Utilities of New Orleans for four years and then as Councilman until resigning in 1957 to enter private business. He was a partner in Robert Oil Company, an oil exploration and production company as well as president of Pan Air Corporation, an aviation sales and service company. He also became Chief Executive Officer of the Tidelands Life Insurance Company. Moore also served as Senior Warden at Trinity Church, the largest Episcopal Church in New Orleans.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 736
Note Author: LAC Group