John Callier

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Birthday
4, 1884
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
May 8, 1968 (84)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1884
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
May 8, 1968 (84)

About

Native American activist who served as the Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1933 to 1945.

Before Fame

He studied at Columbia University and College de France.

Trivia

He helped pen the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 in attempted to improve the treatment of Native Americans in the United States.

Family Life

He was the son of Charles Collier, the former Mayor of Atlanta. He had a son, himself, named John Jr., who would later become an anthropologist.

Associated With

He served as the Commissioner of Indian Affairs under the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.