Lewis Roberts Binford
Date of Birth  :
November 21, 1931
Place of Birth  :
Norfolk, Virginia
Country  :
American Samoa
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Educational background  :
He was a mediocre student.He studied wildlife biology at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.He was a mediocre student.He did anthropology at the University of North Carolina (UNC).In University of Michigan he did a combined MA and PhD.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

Binford was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2001. He also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for American Archaeology and an honorary doctorate from Leiden University.There is an asteroid named Binford in his honor.

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As a child he was interested in animals.It was during his time in the military that Binford first became interested in anthropology and archaeology.Binford was married six times.He died on April 11, 2011 in Kirksville, Missouri, at the age of 79