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Library > Collections & Services > Collections > Rare Books & Manuscripts > Indiana Lawyers and Judges > Hoosier Legal Literaries > Charles Washington Moores, Jr. Charles Washington Moores, Jr.

15 Feb. 1862 - 7 Dec. 1923

Charles W. Moores, Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He practiced law in Indianapolis and lectured at the Indiana Law School. Moores was greatly involved in education, a passion inherited from his family. He was a member of the Indianapolis School Board from 1900 to 1909, serving as Vice-President from 1903 to 1908 and President from 1908 to 1909. Some of his literary works were educational books for children. He was also fond of Abraham Lincoln as a topic for his writing.

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Caleb Mills and the Indiana School System. Indianapolis: Wood-Weaver Print Co., 1905. [ISL call number: I 923 M821]
The Career of a Country Lawyer; Abraham Lincoln. 1910. [ISL Manuscript Section,
The History of Indiana. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Co., 1916. [ISL call number: I 977.2 M825h]
Life of Abraham Lincoln for Boys and Girls. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Co., 1909. [ISL call number: I 923 L736mo]
The Life of Christopher Columbus, for Boys and Girls. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Co., 1912. [ISL call number: I 923 C726m2]
Lincoln: Addresses and Letters. New York: American Book Co., 1914. [ISL call number: I 923 L736Lm]
The Story of Christopher Columbus. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Co., 1912. [ISL call number: I 923 C726m]