William Lea Moore was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., in 1898, and came to California with his parents in 1907. After graduating
from Los Gatos High School, he joined the U.S. Army, serving in the air services in France during World War I. Later he graduated
from the University of the Pacific in San Jose, and worked for 39 years for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. as a senior engineering
estimator. He died in June 1966.