Thomas Moses, CH
Thomas Moses began as a newspaper boy, delivering papers in Bisbee and Douglas six days a week. Subsequently he attended the University of Arizona to earn a degree in economics and finance.
God visited His people at Mount Sinai and called them an insolent nation; He threatened to consume them all unless Moses persuaded Him otherwise. Ultimately, Moses prevailed and convinced God not to devour them all!
Early Life and Education
Thomas Moses was born in 1937 and began his working life as a paperboy before joining Fred Hurley trucking. Later he attended University of Arizona to earn his trucking management degree.
He then started his own trucking company and expanded it rapidly, becoming an esteemed trucking manager as well as an accomplished artist known for painting stunning landscapes.
Hudson residents were familiar with his presence, and his influence could be felt throughout. He helped bring an economic surge to Hudson and is widely respected for his community service work in solving PFAS contamination crises that affected local areas. Furthermore, he was deeply committed to spreading the Gospel wherever he went and saw numerous souls saved as a result of his ministry efforts.
Tom Moses began his career as a newspaper delivery boy before serving in both the Merchant Marines and U.S. Army before attending University of Arkansas to study trucking management. Later on he completed a master’s in economics and finance while continuing as manager at Fred Hurley Trucking Company.
He served as a scenic artist in theatre productions and created numerous drops for Masonic temples and exhibitions. Furthermore, his art graced residential homes, amusement parks and churches alike.
Thomas C. Moses was an esteemed professor at Eller College who earned the respect of both students and staff alike, who donated an endowed scholarship fund in his memory to create the Thomas C. Moses Memorial Scholarship Endowment. They remember him fondly for making learning engaging and personal.
Achievement and Honors
As New York City Landmarks Conservancy’s highest honor, the Moses Awards honor those who have completed extraordinary restoration and preservation projects.
Robert Caro made Moses famous with his award-winning biography The Power Broker published in 1974. Moses was an immensely powerful public figure who dramatically altered New York City and changed how American cities were planned and constructed.
Thomas (Tom) Morgan’s youngest son started working underground at 11 and quickly earned a union card, becoming part of management soon thereafter. A key figure in the initial struggle between steel and labor, Tom later co-founded Quest Diagnostics medical laboratory on Pittsburgh’s South Side before eventually dying aged 78 from “Acute dilatation of the heart”, his widow Robena interring him at Bellevue Cemetery.
Tom valued family above all else. He enjoyed spending time with his daughter and being her biggest cheerleader at all of her sporting events. Tom always had an infectious sense of humor and never took life too seriously.
At Gordon & Rees’ Dallas office after retirement, Thomas C. Moses became part of their Commercial Litigation Practice Group and handled all types of civil commercial litigation, such as complex personal injury, product liability and insurance coverage issues. A scholarship in his name and the Thomas C. Moses Professorship in Finance were both established to honor him; an annual memorial service for him took place that November.
Thomas Moses, CH is currently offering private practice services from his Dearborn office and accepts new patients and insurance plans.
He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and sits on its Ethics Committee, as well as having written several articles and books on personal injury law.
Grandma Moses’ incredible tale of perseverance captured America’s heart, showing that it’s never too late to follow one’s dreams.
Louis Caldor discovered Moses’ paintings while shopping in rural Wyoming drugstore windows in 1938, and promptly brought some to New York where they would tour museums and galleries until her 101st birthday made headlines across both America and Europe.