Tim White

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Birthday
24, 1950
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
California

About

Notable for his paleoanthropological research on an ancient hominid skeleton nicknamed 'Lucy,' White is also famous for his 1994 discovery of an ancestor of modern day humans known as Ar. ramidus.

Before Fame

After completing his undergraduate education at the University of California, Riverside, he earned a doctorate in physical anthropology from the University of Michigan.

Trivia

He taught for many years in the anthropology and integrative biology departments at the University of California, Berkeley.

Family Life

He spent the majority of his childhood in Lake Arrowhead, California.

Associated With

During the 1970s, he assisted the renowned paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey on an investigation involving hominid fossils that Leakey had uncovered in Tanzania.