Randle T. Moore, biography c. 1928
[from Chronicles of Shreveport]
  Source: O'Pry, Maude (Hearn). Chronicles of Shreveport. Shreveport, La: Journal Print. Co, 1928.
  R. T. MOORE.  

Mr. Moore, through the diversity of his interests, is preeminently known in business, social, educational and religious circles of the city and has held many prominent positions in his career of service to Shreveport.

Mr. Moore attended Centenary Col1ege in Shreveport. His educational interests went further, however, and he was later made chairman of the board of trustees of Centenary College; director of the Louisiana Orphanage, Ruston, and member of the hoard of trustees of the Mansfield Female College.

In addition to his connection with the Commercial National Bank, Mr. Moore is vice president of the Commercial Securities Company, Inc., and actively identified with numerous other large interests, principally among which are Peavy-Byrnes Lumber Company, vice president; Peavy. Moore Lumber Company, vice president; Peavy-Wilson Lumber Company, vice president; Frost Lumber Industries, Inc., director; Bank of Commerce and Trust Company, Mansfield, Louisiana, director; K. & N. W. Railway, vice president; Sabine and Natchez Valley Railway, vice president; Christie and Eastern Railway, vice president; Louisiana State Life Insurance Company, vice president; and a member of the Police Jury of Caddo Parish. He was also recently made a director and treasure of the L. H. Gilmer Company of Louisiana, Inc., a textile mill now under construction, and a director of the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Moore is a thirty-second degree Mason, a Shriner, a member of the Shreveport Country Club and of the Rotary Club.

He has also held the following organization offices: Chairman Board of Stewards, First Methodist Church; treasurer Shreveport Council of Boy Scouts; director Shreveport Y. M. C. A.; chairman of the executive committee Boy Scouts; president of the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce; state chairman of the Louisiana Centenary campaign; chairman of the water and sewerage commission of the city; chairman of the Fourth Liberty Loan Drive; vice chairman of the half-million dollar Y. M. C. A. campaign and president of the Shreveport Federation of Community Work. Mr. Moore is also teacher of the Moore Bible Class of the First Methodist Church and prominently identified with the work of the Chamber of Commerce of Shreveport.

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