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George Amos Dorsey

George Amos Dorsey, American anthropologist, journalist. member edit; member Jury Awards, Dept.

Background

  • Dorsey, George Amos was born on February 6, 1868 in Hebron, Ohio, United States. Son of Edwin Jackson and Mary Emma (Grove) Dorsey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Denison, 1888, Doctor of Laws, 1909. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1890, Doctor of Philosophy., 1894.

    Career

    • Conducted anthropological investigations in S. America for Chicago Expedition, 1891-1892. Superintendent archæology, department anthropology, same, 1892-1893. Assistant in anthropology, 1894-1895, instr, 1895-1896, Harvard.

      Assistant curator anthropology, 1896-1898, curator, 1898-1915. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Professor comparative anatomy, Northwestern University Dental School, 1898-1913.

      Assistant professor anthropology, 1905-1908, associate professor, 1908-1915, University of Chicago. Editor writer for Democratic National Committee, 1916. Lecturer on anthropology, New School for Social Research, New York, since 1925.

      Visited Europe, Egypt, India, Ceylon, Java, Australia, Bismarck Architecture, New Guinea, P.I., China and Japan, for Field Museum, 1908. Member edit. staff and foreign commissioner Chicago Tribune, 1909-1912, investigating sources of emigration in Italy, Austria, Hungary, Roumania, Servia and Bulgaria, and studying political conditions in India, China, Japan, Australia and South Africa. United States delegate International Congress Anthropology and Prehistoric Archæology, Paris, 1900.

      Member Jury Awards, Department Anthropology, St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Commissioned Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve Force, March 1918. Lieutenant commander, September 1919.

      Assistant naval attache, Madrid, 1918. Naval attache, Lisbon, 1919-1921. Adviser on Spanish problems to American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Paris.

      Commander military orders of Aviz and Santiago. Author: Young Low (novel), 1917, 27. Why We Behave Like Human Beings, 1925.

      The Nature of Man, 1927. The Evolution of Charles Darwin, 1927. Hows and Whys of Human Behavior, 1929.

      Home: New York, New York.

    Works

    • Editor writer for Democratic National Committee, 1916. Lecturer on anthropology, New School for Social Research, New York, since 1925. Visited Europe, Egypt, India, Ceylon, Java, Australia, Bismarck Architecture, New Guinea, P.I., China and Japan, for Field Museum, 1908.Member edit. staff and foreign commissioner Chicago Tribune, 1909-1912, investigating sources of emigration in Italy, Austria, Hungary, Roumania, Servia and Bulgaria, and studying political conditions in India, China, Japan, Australia and South Africa. United States delegate International Congress Anthropology and Prehistoric Archæology, Paris, 1900. Member Jury Awards, Department Anthropology, St. Louis Exposition, 1904.Commissioned Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve Force, March 1918. Lieutenant commander, September 1919. Assistant naval attache, Madrid, 1918.Naval attache, Lisbon, 1919-1921. Adviser on Spanish problems to American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Paris. Commander military orders of Aviz and Santiago.Author: Young Low (novel), 1917, 27. Why We Behave Like Human Beings, 1925. The Nature of Man, 1927.The Evolution of Charles Darwin, 1927. Hows and Whys of Human Behavior, 1929.

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    Member edit; member Jury Awards, Dept.

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    • Married Ida Chadsey, December 8, 1892.; married second, Sue McLellan. Children: Dorothy Ann, George Chadsey.
    • father: Edwin Jackson Dorsey
    • mother: Mary Emma (Grove) Dorsey
    • spouses: Ida Chadsey
    • Sue McLellan.
    • children: Dorothy Ann Dorsey
    • George Chadsey Dorsey
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    Born February 6, 1868
    Died March 29, 1931
    (aged 63)
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      • Editor writer for Democratic National Committee, 1916. Lecturer on anthropology, New School for Social Research, New York, since 1925. Visited Europe, Egypt, India, Ceylon, Java, Australia, Bismarck Architecture, New Guinea, P.I., China and Japan, for Field Museum, 1908.Member edit. staff and foreign commissioner Chicago Tribune, 1909-1912, investigating sources of emigration in Italy, Austria, Hungary, Roumania, Servia and Bulgaria, and studying political conditions in India, China, Japan, Australia and South Africa. United States delegate International Congress Anthropology and Prehistoric Archæology, Paris, 1900. Member Jury Awards, Department Anthropology, St. Louis Exposition, 1904.Commissioned Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve Force, March 1918. Lieutenant commander, September 1919. Assistant naval attache, Madrid, 1918.Naval attache, Lisbon, 1919-1921. Adviser on Spanish problems to American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Paris. Commander military orders of Aviz and Santiago.Author: Young Low (novel), 1917, 27. Why We Behave Like Human Beings, 1925. The Nature of Man, 1927.The Evolution of Charles Darwin, 1927. Hows and Whys of Human Behavior, 1929.
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