Lasker, Gabriel W.

Lasker, Gabriel W. (Ward)

(1912–  ) physical anthropologist; born in Huntington, York, England. He received his higher education in the U.S.A. (1928–45), then taught at Wayne State University (1946–82). He compared the physical characteristics of Chinese, Mexicans, and Peruvians, and wrote extensively on population genetics in Britain as traced by surnames.
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