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Jamie Wallace Moore, Ph.D.

April 17, 1931 — February 16, 2024

Sullivan's Island

Jamie Wallace Moore, Ph.D.

Jamie Wallace Moore, Ph. D., 92, of Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, husband of Dorothy Perrin Moore, died Friday, February 16, 2024. 

Dr. Jamie W. Moore is an Emeritus Professor of History, The Citadel. He was the author of Lowcountry Engineers: Military Missions and Economic Development in the Charleston District, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, the coauthor (with Dorothy P. Moore) of The Army Corps of Engineers and the Evolution of Federal Flood Plain Management Policy, and the History of the Coastal Engineering Research Center, 1963-1983.  

He served three two-year terms as a member of the United States Department of the Army Historical Advisory Committee and on the National Council of the American Association of University Professors. He was a past president of both the South Carolina Historical Association and the South Carolina Conference of the American Association of University Professors. He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

His books include Island in the Storm Sullivan's Island and Hurricane Hugo (with Dorothy P. Moore), a ForeWord Magazine Book-of-the-Year Bronze award winner and Growing Up in Davie County: Reflections from One Hundred Years Ago, a 2005 ForeWord Magazine Book-of-the-Year Honorable Mention selection. He was a narrator and script consultant for Slow Ride: The Life & Times Along the SC Intracoastal Waterway (South Carolina ETV, 2010). 

Dr. Moore is survived by his wife Dot, son Jamie, daughter-in-law Anne, and grandsons James Sullivan, Daniel Wallace, Justin Laurance, and Dylan Perrin Shybunko. 

Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mount Pleasant Chapel. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Amnesty International, 5 Penn Plaza, 16th floor, New York, NY 10001;


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