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Dudley Joy Morton

Born  1884
Died  1960

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American orthopaedic surgeon, 1884-1960.

Biography of Dudley Joy Morton

Besides his surgical work, Dudley Joy Morton was an enthusiastic paleoanthropologist with a special interest in the importance of the development of the feet and erect walking. He was the first to suggest that Australopithecus should ble classified among hominids.


  • The human foot; its evolution, physiology, and functional disorders.
    New York, Columbia university press, 1935. New York, Hafner Pub. Co., 1964.

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