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Moore, Sir William Harrison
Date of birth: 1867
Date of death: 1935
Biography: Born in 1867 in London, Harrison Moore spent some time in journalism before proceeding to study law at the Middle Temple, London, and at Cambridge. In 1893 he succeeded Edward Jenks as Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne, and became the third Dean of the Faculty. His interests included the Australian Constitution and the Imperial Federation League, the Round Table and the League of Nations, being prominent in organizing the Victorian branch of the last-mentioned and attending the Conference in Rome in October 1927. He was also a member of the delegation in 1929 and 1930 and was chosen as Australia's representative at the Imperial Conference. He was President of the Victorian branch of the League of Nations Union, Chairman of the Victorian division of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and as a member of the Execuive Committee of the Institute of Pacific Relations led an Australian contingent to the Institute's Conference in Shanghai in November 1931. He was a director of Robertson & Mullens in the 1920's and 1930's. He married Edith a'Beckett in 1898.
Activities/Occupation: Academics - Law
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