Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Stewart, Thomas Dale

US physician, physical anthropologist at the US National Museum; an internationally recognized authority on human comparative osteology, skeletal growth, paleopathology, human identification, and forensic anthropology. Stewart also published numerous descriptions of fossil AMHs in both the Old and the New Worlds. Editor of the AJPA (1942-9); president, AAPA (1949-51); Viking Fund medallist (1953). Stewart was one of five physical anthropologists who participated in the identification of American war dead at Oahu, Hawaii, after World War II. Editor of Personal Identification in Mass Disasters (1970), and of Hrdlicka’s Practical Anthropometry (1947).

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