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Former Cravath Partner, Chairman of Time Dies

June 24, 1986 GMT

NEW YORK (AP) _ Maurice T. Moore, a former chairman of Time Inc. and former presiding partner in the law firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore, has died at the age of 90.

Moore died in his Manhattan apartment Sunday.

Moore worked with Cravath, Swaine and Moore from 1920 to 1967. In 1927, the firm became counsel for Time Inc.

Henry Luce, Moore’s brother-in-law, founded Time in 1923, and Moore was elected to Time’s board of directors in 1939. He was chairman from 1942 to 1960.

Moore was a director of General Dynamics Corp. from 1962 to 1972, and a director of Chemical Bank, the Pennsylvania Glass Sand Corporation and the Studebacker-Packard Corp.

Born in Deport, Texas, Moore graduated from Trinity University in Texas. He received an M.A. from Columbia University and law degree from the Columbia Law School.

He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth Luce, and two sons.

A service is scheduled for Thursday at the Brick Presbyterian Church.