3695. Inez Moore
was born on 28 Jan 1901 in Helena, Alabama. She died on 29 Nov 1989
in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. She was an apartment
manager, then managed a hotel for women.
Inez Foster was an artist. In the 1930's, she was helping teach art in Memphis
schools and drawing her own pen and ink Christmas cards. After retirement, she
began selling her paintings and won prizes in art shows.
She also worked as the manager of a hotel for women in Chicago, a housemother
of a fraternity at Washington and Lee, a hostess at the Watergate Inn in Washington
(before the present Watergate complex was built) and the YWCA residence director.
Moore and Amos Victor Foster were married on 28 Aug 1920 in Clarksville, Montgomery
County, Tennessee. Amos Victor Foster
was born on 19 Jan 1898 in Christian County, Kentucky. He died on
4 Apr 1967 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He was also known as
Jack Foster. He was a freight agent for the L&N Railroad.
Jack Foster was named for Dr. Amos Victor, leader of the "Black Patch Rebellion"
of tobacco farmers against price fixing by tobacco companies.
One of his legs was about 4 inches shorter than the other due to polio(?), an
injury(?) or "tuberculosis of the bone"(?) when he was six years old.
He was a lifelong baseball fan, living the last few years of his life within
hailing distance of Wrigley Field.
Railway station agent. Rate auditor. Interstate Commerce Commission Attorney.
Inez Moore and Amos Victor Foster had the following children: