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Moore,

city (1990 pop. 40,761), Cleveland co., central Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City; settled 1889 as Verbeck, renamed Moore, inc. 1893. Its manufactures include lightning- and surge-protection equipment, packaging for foods, and auto parts. The city has grown significantly since the 1960s. In 1999 and again in 2013 parts of the city were devastated by EF5 tornadoes; the 1999 tornado had the highest wind speed (318 mph/512 km/h) recorded on earth.

Moore

1. Bobby. full name Robert Frederick Moore. 1941--93, English footballer, captain of the England team that won the World Cup in 1966
2. Dudley (Stuart John). 1935--2002, British actor, comedian, and musician noted for his comedy partnership (1960--73) with Peter Cook and such films as 10 (1979) and Arthur (1981)
3. George. 1852--1933, Irish novelist. His works include Esther Waters (1894) and The Brook Kerith (1916)
4. G(eorge) E(dward). 1873--1958, British philosopher, noted esp for his Principia Ethica (1903)
5. Gerald. 1899--1987, British pianist, noted as an accompanist esp to lieder singers
6. Henry. 1898--1986, British sculptor. His works are characterized by monumental organic forms and include the Madonna and Child (1943) at St Matthew's Church, Northampton
7. Sir John. 1761--1809, British general; commander of the British army (1808--09) in the Peninsular War: killed at Corunna
8. Marianne (Craig). 1887--1972, US poet: her works include Observations (1924) and Selected Poems (1935)
9. Thomas. 1779--1852, Irish poet, best known for Irish Melodies (1807--34)