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Anthropology educator

David Gentry Steele, American Anthropology educator. Recipient Distinguished Svc. award United States Army, 1964. President board directors Brazos Valley Museum, Bryan, Texas, 1992. With United States Army, 1961-1964. Member American Association Physical Anthropologists, Society for American Archaeologists, Council Texas Archeologists (president 1982), Society for Texas Archeologists.

Background

Steele, David Gentry was born on February 8, 1941 in Beeville, Texas, United States. Son of John Selma and Ethel (Parrish) Steele.

Education

Associate of Arts, Del Mar College, 1961; Bachelor, University Texas, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Kansas, 1970.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1970-1971; professor, U. Alberta, Edmonton, 1971-1979; professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1979. Science advisor Center for First Americans, Orono, Maine, 1990-1991. Advisor Tex.A&M University Press, College Station, 1990-1991.

Membership

President board directors Brazos Valley Museum, Bryan, Texas, 1992. With United States Army, 1961-1964. Member American Association Physical Anthropologists, Society for American Archaeologists, Council Texas Archeologists (president 1982), Society for Texas Archeologists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: photography.

Connections

Married Ida Kay Mosier (divorced 1978). 1 child, Heather Lynn. Married Patricia Lee Rae, May 17, 1980.

father:
John Selma Steele

mother:
Ethel (Parrish) Steele

spouses:
Ida Kay Mosier

Patricia Lee Rae

child:
Heather Lynn Steele