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McLean, Moore, James, Thorne

PostPosted: Fri Jan 28, 2011 1:50 am
by Mary
Seeking additional information on all persons. Richard Benjamin Moore b. 09 aug 1893 St. Michael's Barbados d. 1978 St Michael's Barbados. His father was Richard Henry Moore and his mother Joephine Thorne. His wife was Katherine Ursula James b. 1893 Grand Cayman Island. Her father was Dennis James. Richard B Moore and wife Katherine had a daughter Joyce who married Wyatt B. Turner, another civil rights activist. (Only child I know of). Richard Benjamin Moore came to the USA in 1909 along with his step mother Elizabeth McLean Moore. He was a civil rights activist, a communist. He traveled to Barbados frequently between 1966-1978. He founded the Richard B Moore Library in St. Michael's Barbados and died there.