James Ford

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Birthday
12, 1911
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Feb 25, 1968 (57)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1911
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Feb 25, 1968 (57)

About

Former archaeologist known for investigating the Tabby ruins at Elizafield Plantation in Georgia.

Before Fame

He apprenticed under Arthur Randolph Kelly at the Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon before getting his start.

Trivia

He was the principal investigator during the first large scale excavations at Poverty Point, a project that, with breaks, continued until his death.

Family Life

He was born in Water Valley, Mississippi.

Associated With

He and Robert Braidwood were both celebrated archeologists.