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Family of British and Kenyan archaeologists, anthropologists, and paleontologists, including Louis (1903-1972), who used a series of fossil discoveries in Tanzania made largely by his wife Mary (1913-1996) to argue influentially that humans had evolved in Africa. Several members of their family have continued their research.