Dobyns, Henry F.

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Name
Dobyns, Henry F. Gender: M
Henry Farmer Dobyns Jr.
born on 3 July 1925 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Tucson, Arizona, 32n13, 110w56
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 11°29' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 10°25 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 07°52'



Biography

American anthropologist, author and researcher specializing in the ethnohistory and demography of native peoples in the American hemisphere. He is most well known for his groundbreaking demographic research on the size of indigenous American populations before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492.

Dobyns worked with Native American tribes on land claims and a water rights case while he was a graduate student at the University of Arizona in 1952. He continued this work over the next 50 years with various tribes.

From 1971 to 1976 Dobyns edited the Indian Tribal Series, a 40 volume series of tribal history and culture of which Dobyns wrote six volumes.

Dobyns married three times and had five children. He died on 21 June 2009 at age 83.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Great Achievement 1960 (PhD in anthropology)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BA, MA, PhD)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc.
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Ethnologist
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (U.S. Army, WWII)
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics (Demography)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction