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MOORE, Eliakim Hastings, a Representative from Ohio; born in Boylston, Worcester County, Mass., June 19,
1812; moved with his parents to Marietta and thence to Athens County, Ohio, in 1817; attended the
common schools; educated himself at night as a civil engineer; county surveyor 1836-1846; auditor
for Athens County 1846-1860; collector of internal revenue for the Marietta-Athens district of Ohio
1862-1866; organized the First National Bank of Athens in 1863 and was connected therewith as
president and director until about 1895; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress (March 4,
1869-March 3, 1871); was not a candidate for renomination in 1870; engaged in railroad enterprises
in Athens, Athens County, Ohio; trustee of Ohio University at Athens; died in Athens April 4, 1900;
interment in West Union Street Cemetery.