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Franz Boas
Birth: Jul. 9, 1858
Minden
Minden-Lübbecker Landkreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: Dec. 21, 1942
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Scientist. Helped establish anthropology in the United States on a scientific footing while teaching at Columbia, to the point where many consider him the founder of American professional anthropology. He is noted also for his fieldwork among northwest coast Indians, for his belief that culture, not race, most influences human behavior, and for the accomplishments of his students, among whom were Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict. (bio by: Rick Watson) 
 
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  Marie Krackowizer Boas (1861 - 1929)*
 
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Burial:
Dale Cemetery
Ossining
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Rick Watson
Record added: Aug 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6691333
Franz Boas
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Franz Boas
Added by: Rick Watson
 
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