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Miller Moore

Hall of Fame


Inducted 1964


University of Pennsylvania

Moore was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1905 and he was educated at Erasmus Hall High School, graduating in 1924 and the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1928 with a BS in economics.

In lacrosse, Miller played four years in high school, being captain his senior year and first team All- Scholastic New York City in 1923 and 1924. At the University of Pennsylvania, he was captain of the freshman lacrosse team and played 3 years of varsity lacrosse. He was team captain in 1928, made the All-American Team in 1928 and was leading scorer. In addition, he played end on the football team both at Erasmus and the University of Pennsylvania.

Following college, he was assistant playing-coach and a regular at the Crescent Club for 6 years. As an official, he officiated many high school, college and club games from 1928 to 1939. This included being head referee for 6 annual Army-Navy games.

He was treasurer, vice-president and president of the USILA from 1930 to 1936. He also served on various rules, nominating and referee committees. It was during this period that the number of players was changed from 12 to 10 and the field reduced from 120 to 100 yards. Also he organized and played in the first North-South tournament, June 1934 in Brooklyn.

As president of the USILA, he took an All-American Team for an eight game tour of Canada including the last Lally Trophy matches in 1935.Miller spent over 35 years in the banking business. He was vice president of the Bankers Trust Company in New York. Also, he was a director of the National Re-Insurance Company, Pouch Terminal and Trustee of the American Youth Hotels.

Miller Moore passed away in 1972.