George Peter Murdock (1897–1985)

@article{Whiting1986GeorgePM,
  title={George Peter Murdock (1897–1985)},
  author={J. Whiting},
  journal={American Anthropologist},
  year={1986},
  volume={88},
  pages={682-686}
}
  • J. Whiting
  • Published 1986
  • Art
  • American Anthropologist
  • George Peter Murdock died peacefully on the 29th of March, 1985, at age 87. He is survived by his son, Bob, and three grandchildren. His wife, Carmen, died in 1981. Called "Pete" by his family and friends, he was born in 1897 on a farm near Meriden, Connecticut. In an autobiographical sketch (Murdock 1965) he tells us that he was named after "Peter Murdock, a Scotsman who migrated as a youth to the American colonies in the 1690's" (p. 351). For five generations the Murdock lineage maintained… CONTINUE READING
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