Born on 1 February, 1818, Thomas Verner Moore was educated at Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania (class of 1838), and received his theological training at Princeton Theological Seminary (1839-42).
He was ordained on June 21, 1842 to his first pastorate at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Thereafter he was pastor of churches at Greencastle, Pennsylvania (1845-47), Richmond, Virginia (1847-68), and Nashville, Tennessee (1869-71). He received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from his alma mater, Dickinson College, in 1853.
Dr Moore was Moderator of the General Assembly of the Southern Presbyterian Church in 1867 and served as editor of Central Presbyterian. His books, The Last Days of Jesus and Haggai, Zechariah & Malachi (a commentary in the Geneva series) are published by the Trust.