Moore, Thomas Albert
Thomas Albert Moore, Methodist minister, moderator of United Church of Canada (b at Acton, Canada W 29 June 1860; d at Toronto 31 Mar 1940). After his ordination in 1884, Moore served several Ontario congregations before becoming secretary of the General Conference of the Methodist Church 1906-25 and secretary of the General Council of the United Church 1925-36. A member of the Methodist Church's union committee, he was elected moderator of the UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA in 1932. Moore's managerial skills and evangelistic enthusiasm made him a leader in the fight for social improvement. An honoured and respected spokesman for religious and secular institutions, he toured and preached for religious renewal and moral reform.