Lincoln E. Moses was born on December 21, 1921 in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended San Bernardino Valley Junior College from 1937 to 1939 and earned an AA degree, earned an A.B. in Social Sciences from Stanford University in 1941 and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Stanford University in 1950. He was Assistant Professor of Education at Teacher’s College, Columbia University (1950–1952), Assistant Professor of Statistics in the Department of Statistics and the Department of Preventive Medicine, Stanford University (1952–1955), Associate professor in those departments from 1955 to 1959, and Professor of Statistics in the Department of Statistics and the Department of Research and Health Policy, Stanford University from 1959 until his retirement in 1992. He is now Professor Emeritus. He was Executive Head of the Department of Statis tics at Stanford from 1964 to 1968. He served as Associate Dean, Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University (1965–1968 and 1985–1986) and Dean of Graduate Studies, Stanford University, 1969–1975. He was Administrator, Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy, 1978–1980 after being appointed by President Carter in 1977. His many recognitions and honors include being Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1960–1961, L. L. Thurstone Distinguished Fellow, University of North Carolina, 1968–1969, Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1975–1976. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a member of the Institute of Medicine. In 1980 he received the Distinguished Service Medal of the U.S. Department of Energy.
"A conversation with Lincoln E. Moses." Statist. Sci. 14 (3) 338 - 354, August 1999. https://doi.org/10.1214/ss/1009212412