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Raymond Cecil Moore

Born: Feb 20, 1892

Death: Apr 16, 1974

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Raymond Cecil Moore

Date of Birth : Feb 20, 1892
Date of Death : Apr 16, 1974
Birth Place : United States of America

Raymond Cecil Moore was an American geologist and paleontologist. He is known for his work on Paleozoic crinoids, bryozoans, and corals. Moore was a member of US Geological Survey from 1913 until 1949. In 1919 he became professor at the University of Kansas. In 1953 Professor Moore organized the launch and became the first editor of the still ongoing multi-volume work Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Contributors to the Treatise have included the world's specialists in the field. He served as president of the Geological Society of America in 1958. In 1970 he was awarded the Mary Clark Thompson Medal from the National Academy of Sciences.

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  • Raymond C. Moore
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