John Coleman Moore was born on May 27, 1923, in Staten Island, New York and died on January 1, 2016.
He was an American mathematician.
They named The Borel−Moore homology and Eilenberg–Moore spectral sequence after him.
In 1952, he gained his Ph.D. from Brown University under the supervision of George W. Whitehead.
Moore most heavily cited paper is on Hopf algebras, co-authored with John Milnor.
Moore was a member at Princeton University, he advised 23 students and is the academic ancestor of 582 mathematicians.
A conference held on K-theory was held at Princeton in honor of his 60th birthday.In 1983,
Moore became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, in 2012.
John Coleman Moore passed away at 92 yrs old.