Economics Expert Philip Walsh Moore Dies

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A private family service is planned in Burmont, Pa., for Ponte Vedra resident Philip Walsh Moore, whose nationwide expertise on economics spanned more than 50 years and whose skill on the tennis court earned him an invitation to the Senior Davis Cup Team.

Mr. Moore died July 18. A memorial service in Ponte Vedra will be announced later.

Mr. Moore attended Princeton University, from which he graduated magna cum laude in 1942. While at Princeton, was named to Phi Beta Kappa honor fraternity in his junior year, and was named a Lyman Biddle Senior Scholar.

He was a captain of the university's tennis team and in his junior year played on the Junior Davis Cup Team. He was named to the Senior Davis Cup Team the following year, but was unable to play because of his wartime military commitments.

He enlisted in the Navy in 1941 and entered active duty the following year, serving until 1946 as commanding officer of a submarine chaser, first in the Atlantic and later in the Pacific.

In 1950, Mr. Moore received a master's of business administration in corporate finance from the Graduate School of New York University. He was a financial and valuation consultant for more than 50 years and specialized in the business valuation discipline since 1975, with emphasis in recent years in the valuation of intellectual property, works of famous authors and similar intangibles, including the valuation of the Zapruder film of the assassination of President Kennedy. …