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February 20, 1967


JAMA. 1967;199(8):578-579. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03120080112025

Norman Moore, who occupied important offices in two of the most respected medical institutions in London—St. Bartholomew's Hospital and the Royal College of Physicians—was born at Higher Broughton in Lancashire. He was the only son of a barrister, a descendant of an Ulster family and a graduate of Trinity College in Dublin, from whom he inherited a taste for literature. Norman was educated at Castle School, Lancaster; Owens College, Manchester; and St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. Having graduated BA from Cambridge, he entered St. Bartholomew's in 1869, served as house physician (1872-1874), and, in time, returned to Cambridge, taking the MB and MA degrees and finally the MD in 1876.1 While at Cambridge he satisfied the basic course requirements in science and medicine; however, he was attracted to literature and in his private associations turned to those professing the arts.

Moore was admitted a member of the Royal College of