|Michael F. Easley, Governor
Buck Lattimore, Chairman
|Bernadine S. Ballance,
Thomas J. Bolch, Commissioner
Laura K. Mavretic, Commissioner
Renée C. Riggsbee, Commissioner
Christopher Scott, Commissioner
Dianne C. Sellers, Commissioner
TO: Workers' Compensation Community
FROM: Chairman Buck Lattimore
DATE: March 11, 2002
RE: Death of Deputy Commissioner Mary Moore Hoag
regret to inform the workers' compensation community that Deputy Commissioner
Mary Moore Hoag died at her home of natural causes on March 5, 2002.
joined the Industrial Commission as a Deputy Commissioner in 1994. The
Industrial Commission wishes to acknowledge Mary's contribution to the important
work of the Commission and to offer condolences to her family. Mary centered her
life to serving the citizens of North Carolina through the workers' compensation
system. Her talents and contributions will be greatly missed.
was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and moved to Vermont where she grew up. She
graduated from Wellesley College with an A.B. in political science. She was a
Fulbright Scholar to India, teaching English at the University of Rajasthan in
Jaipur. Mary then obtained a M.A. in Indian Studies at the University of
Wisconsin in Madison through a Title IV Fellowship in Hindi. Mary served as a
Legislative Assistant to the late Senator Winston L. Prouty and a Special
Assistant to Secretary of HEW Elliot Richardson. She also worked in the White
House Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention.
received her J.D. from Harvard University Law School in 1976. Thereafter, she
worked as a litigator at Davis, Polk & Wardwell in New York City. Mary then
moved to Houston, Texas and became an antitrust attorney, oil and gas attorney
and litigator on behalf of Federal Savings & Loan Insurance Corporation,
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Resolution Trust Corporation.
was an avid reader, world traveler and an ardent lover of cats and pursued each
of these interests with zeal. Mary was the daughter of Dr. Leonard Hoag and Mary
Graham Hoag, who both predeceased her. Mary is survived by her brother, Charles
L. Hoag, of Alexandria, Virginia.
Memorial Service will be held Thursday, March 14, 2002, at 4:00 P.M. at the First
Presbyterian Church Chapel in Raleigh.
contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Capital Funds
Program, 120 West Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601.
remember Mary and her family in your thoughts and prayers.
Go to Reassignment
of Deputy Commissioner Mary Moore Hoag's Cases
(March 11, 2002 memo by Chief Deputy Commissioner Stephen T. Gheen)
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