Anthropologist. Practised law in Rochester, New York, from 1844 until the mid 1860s. Studied the Iroquois, and kinship in the Iroquois and other Native American peoples. Published League of the Ho-de’no-sau-nee, or Iroquois (1851); Systems of consanguinity and affinity of the human family (1871); and Ancient society (1877).
Sources: ANB. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)