WILLIAM MAPLES

born August 7, 1937 - died February 27, 1997

There's a medical center named after him

The Maple Center for Forensic Medicine


In his life time he's done over 1,200 cases. In 1995 he was diagnosed with brain cancer but still continued to work till his death in 1997.

He worked in WW2, the Korean War, and Vietnam helping to identify bodies.

He's written many books in his life describing his work.

He's identified famous bodies around the world.

Some his most rebounded people he's identified are Czar Nicholas II, President Zarchary Taylor and Francisco Pizzarro.