John Leland Champe
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United States
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Educational background  :
Bachelors Degree in Mathematics from University of Nebraska.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • John was wedded to Flavia Waters on December 27, 1924.
  • They made several trips together to the southwest United States and Latin America to visit different groups.
  • With these trips and working with the likes of William Duncan Strong, John became more and more concerned in archeology and anthropology.
  • In 1938 at age of 43, he started his career in anthropology.
  • John and Flavia travelled east so that John could learn at Columbia University. In 1939 he oversees Works Progress Administration (WPA) crews excavating Pawnee sites 25BU1 and 25BU4 in Nebraska.
  • This guided to his meeting of Instructor of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • In 1941 the Laboratory of Anthropology was established at Lincoln and John wa

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