MOORE, Robert Ripley. Guinea, West Africa 9.4.1933 — Mussoorie Hills 25.5.1966. U.S. South Asian Linguist. Son of missionary parents. B.A. 1956 in history and philosophy at Bethel College, St. Paul, Minnesota. M.A. and Ph.D. 1965 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, soon Assistant Professor of Indo-Aryan Linguistics in the Department of Indian Studies at University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was working on Avadhi and learning Telugu, when he left for India in order to teach one year in Mussoorie College. Died by accident fighting against the forest fire. Married.
Publications: Diss. A Study of Hindi intonation. Manuscript of 146 p. 1965.
Sources: Dh. Sharma, Uncharted Lifes Journey: A Social Activist’s Story. N.D. 2019, 147f.; http://psaindia.infotechlogic.com/index19e0.html?option=com_content&view=article&id=185&Itemid=67.