Freeman, John Albert (1920-)

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Freeman, John Albert (1920-)

Psychologist and parapsychologist. He was born January 15, 1920, and studied at Ouachita College, Arkadelphia, Arkansas; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky; and Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

Freeman was a staff member of the Department of Psychology at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee (1953-56) and head of the Department of Psychology at Wayland Baptist College in Plainview, Texas (1956-60). A charter member of the Parapsychological Association, Freeman set up the parapsychology laboratory at Wayland Baptist College. In 1960 he became a research associate at the Parapsychology Laboratory at Duke University and became the author of many papers on the paranormal.