Moore, Hugh, 1887-1972

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Hugh Moore was an industrialist, philanthropist, and organizer. At the age of 21 he co-founded the Dixie Cup Corporation, which he sold to the American Can Company in 1957. He began to devote his efforts entirely to the causes of world population and world peace, and continued to be active in directing the work of the Hugh Moore Fund, which he established in 1944, until his death.

From the description of Hugh Moore Fund collection, 1922-1972 (bulk 1939-1970). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 80712708

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creatorOf Moore, Hugh, 1887-1972. Hugh Moore Fund collection, 1922-1972 (bulk 1939-1970). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Committee to Defend America By Aiding the Allies Records, 1940-1942 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Public Policy Papers.
referencedIn Atlantic Union Committee Records, 1940-1968, (bulk 1949-1952) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Paul Blanshard Papers, 1912-1979 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Atlantic Union Committee. Records, 1940-1968. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dixie Cup Company. Hugh Moore Dixie Cup Company Collection, 1905-1986, bulk 1910-1955. Lafayette College
creatorOf Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies. Records of the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, 1940-1942. Princeton University Library
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associatedWith American Association for the United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith Americans United for World Organization (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Atlantic Citizens' Congress (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Atlantic Union Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Atlantic Union (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Blanshard, Paul, 1892- person
correspondedWith Canfield, Cass, 1897-1986 person
associatedWith Clayton, Will, 1880-1966. person
associatedWith Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies. corporateBody
associatedWith Council on Foreign Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Dixie Cup Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Draper, William F., 1912- person
associatedWith Hugh Moore Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith International Free World Association. corporateBody
associatedWith International Planned Parenthood Federation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963 person
correspondedWith Lader, Lawrence person
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
correspondedWith Marts, Arnauld C. person
associatedWith North Atlantic Treaty Organization. corporateBody
correspondedWith Osborne, Lithgow, 1892-1980 person
associatedWith Planned Parenthood Federation of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Population Crisis Committee. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1906- person
correspondedWith Roper, Elmo, 1900-1971 person
associatedWith Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 person
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations Association of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations Association (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference (1944 : Bretton Woods, N.H.) corporateBody
associatedWith Woodrow Wilson Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith World Peace Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith World Population Emergency Campaign (U.S.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Developing countries
Canada--Saint Lawrence Seaway
Birth control
Peaceful change (International relations)
Population policy
Public health
Public officers
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Water resources development
World health
World War, 1939-1945
Social reformers


Birth 1887

Death 1972



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