Memorable Manitobans: Robert E. “Bob” Moore (1909-1995)
Born at Winnipeg on 8 December 1909, son of Ralph H. Moore and Gertrude Isabel Marshall, he was a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and a senior partner with Herbert Henry Gatenby Moody in the architectural and engineering firm of Moody, Moore & Partners (MMP). The firm was responsible for many of the prominent buildings in Winnipeg.
In 1943, he served as President of the Manitoba Association of Architects. Moore was also a Director of Stovel Advocate Press Limited, James B. Carter Limited, and the Sovereign Life Assurance Company of Canada.
On 2 March 1937, he married Donna McCabe (?-?, daughter of George H. McCabe) at Minneapolis, Minnesota. They had a daughter and a son. He was an Honorary Life Member of the Manitoba Club.
He died at Sarasota, Florida on 10 December 1995 and was buried at Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Birth registration [Robert Albert Moore], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
“R. E. Moore and Donna McCabe wed in Minneapolis Tuesday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 3 March 1937, page 8.
“Sovereign life,” Winnipeg Free Press, 14 June 1958, page 49.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 December 1995, page 64.
Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
We thank Christian Cassidy for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 17 September 2022