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Harry T. Moore, Harriette V. Moore


On the evening of December 25, 1951, a bomb exploded under the house of Mr. and Mrs. Harry T. Moore in Mims, Florida. The explosion killed Mr. Moore instantly. Mr. Moore’s wife, Harriette V. Moore, died nine days later from injuries incurred during the explosion. The bomb, constructed of dynamite, was placed directly under the Moore’s bedroom.

Incident Date: 
Tuesday, December 25, 1951
Case Name: 
Harry T. Moore, Harriette V. Moore
Industry Code: 
Civil Rights Division
Updated May 4, 2017