Evans, John Wainwright (1883-?)

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Evans, John Wainwright (1883-?)

Journalist and author who published various articles on parapsychological subjects. He was born October 13, 1883, in Alpena, Michigan. He studied at Princeton University (B.A., 1907), afterward becoming a reporter on the New York Herald (1908-10) and the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (1910). He then became an instructor in English at the University of Arkansas (1911-15), an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Kansas (1915-17), and a staff writer for Nation's Business (1917-19). In 1921 he became a freelance writer, the occupation he held for the rest of his life. Besides several books, including two written with Judge Ben B. Lindsey, The Revolt of Modern Youth (1925) and The Companionate Marriage (1928), he turned out numerous articles on occult subjects over the years for the American Weekly.


Evans, John W. "Conan Doyle Still Lives." American Weekly, November 2, 1952.

. "Haunted by the Ghost of Bernard Shaw." American Weekly, June 7, 1953.

. "Patrice Munsel's Neon Ghost." American Weekly, November 8, 1953.

. "The Phantom Model." American Weekly, April 4, 1954.

. "When the Clocks Stood Still." American Weekly, June 13, 1954.