No article on the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology would be complete without first discussing its founder and longest-serving Editor: Raymond Cecil Moore. R.C. Moore was a cofounder of the Society for Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM), which was formally established in 1927 (Moore, 1940), and he served as one of its first Presidents in 1928. In 1944, a committee of the Paleontological Society, chaired by Benjamin F. Howell of Princeton University, invited Moore to lead a project to develop a textbook on invertebrate paleontology that would update and replace volume 1 of the old Textbook of Palaeontology by...

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