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Müller, Karl E(ugen) (1893-1969)

Müller, Karl E(ugen) (1893-1969)

Electrical engineer who took a great interest in parapsychology. He was born on July 14, 1893, at New Orleans, Louisiana. He studied at the Technical University of Switzerland (B.E.E., D.Sc.Tech.), and after graduation worked for various firms as an engineer and consultant, a major length of time spent with the Oerlikon Engineering Co., Zürich (1930 until retirement in 1958). During his adult life he became a Spiritualist and after his retirement became president of the International Spiritualist Federation. He was also a member of the

Society for Psychical Research (London), the American Society for Psychical Research, and the Swiss Society for Parapsychology.

In addition to his many articles in technical journals, Müller published contributions on parapsychology, and also experimented with infrared photography in the investigation of physical mediumship. He also published articles in Yours Fraternally, Chimes and other magazines, some of which were translated into Swedish, Danish, and German.

Sources:

Berger, Arthur S., and Joyce Berger. The Encyclopedia of Parapsychology and Psychical Research. New York: Paragon House, 1991.

Müller, Karl E. "Aspects of Astral Projection." Introduction for F. C. Sculthorp. Excursions to the Spirit World. London: n.p.,1962.

. "Proofs for Reincarnation." Psychic News (October/ November 1960).

. Reincarnation Based on Facts. London: Psychic Press, 1970.

. "Spiritualist Doctrine." Tomorrow. (Autumn 1960). Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology. New York: Helix Press, 1964.

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