Benjamin F. MooreWhig
Born: 1820 in Florida Territory, United States
Died: January 2, 1866 in Stockton, CA
1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing San Joaquin District)*
- While most of the delegates listed their professions as ranchers, lawyers, or businessmen, Moore is remembered for describing his profession as "Gentleman of Elegant Leisure". A role model for Californians for 160 years.