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Rozaire, Charles E. (Charles Eugene), 1927-2016


Charles Rozaire was born in Culver City, California on November 24, 1927. Rozaire spent time volunteering at the nearby Southwest Museum in Los Angeles, California, before entering college. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in anthropology in 1949, his Master’s degree in 1952, and his doctoral degree in 1957 all from the University of California, Los Angeles. He worked on many archeological sites across the United States and Mexico, including California and Nevada. He participated in the 1953, 1954, and 1962 archeological projects at Tule Springs, Nevada, which is an important Ice Age archaeological site in the Las Vegas, Nevada Valley. Rozaire was employed by the Southwest Museum and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles in California. He also worked at the Nevada State Museum as museum curator overseeing collections and developing exhibits.

Rozaire passed away in 2016.

Glassow, Michael A. "Charles Eugene Rozaire (1927–2016)," California Archaeology, 8:2, 327-331.