Charles Davenport

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Birthday
1, 1866
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Feb 18, 1944 (77)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1866
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Feb 18, 1944 (77)

About

American eugenicist and biologist who was known as one of the leaders of the American eugenics movement.

Before Fame

He earned a Ph.D in biology from Harvard University in 1892 and became a professor of zoology.

Trivia

He founded the Eugenics Record Office in 1910 and the International Federation of Eugenics Organizations in 1925.

Family Life

He married Gertrude Crotty in 1894.

Associated With

He showed much respect to fellow scientist Francis Galton's biometric approach to evolution.