Oliver La Farge


Oliver La Farge was born in New York City, New York, United States on December 19th, 1901 and is the Novelist. At the age of 61, Oliver La Farge biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
December 19, 1901
United States
Place of Birth
New York City, New York, United States
Death Date
Aug 2, 1963 (age 61)
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Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer
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Harvard University (B.A., 1924; M.A., 1929)
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Oliver La Farge Career

La Farge worked as a writer and an anthropologist. In 1925, he traveled with the Danish archeologist Frans Blom, who taught at Tulane University, to what is now known as the Olmec heartland. He (re)discovered San Martin Pajapan Monument 1 and, more importantly, the ruins of La Venta, one of the major Olmec centers.

La Farge devoted considerable study to Native American peoples and issues, especially after relocating to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1933. He became a champion for American Indian rights and was president of the Association on American Indian Affairs for several years..

During World War II, La Farge served with the U.S. Air Transport Command, ending service with the rank of major. He participated with the Battle for Greenland, commanded by Colonel Bernt Balchen. Balchen, together with Corey Ford and La Farge, wrote War Below Zero: The Battle for Greenland (1944) about the actions to defend Greenland.