Nester, Marian L(ow) (1910-)

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Nester, Marian L(ow) (1910-)

A researcher in parapsychology, she was born on June 8, 1910, in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. She studied at Smith College (B.A., 1932) and Boston University (M.Ed., 1940). She was a school teacher (1933-44), a staff member of the United Service Organization, Travelers Aid Society (1944-46), a staff member of a publishing firm (1946-51), and a freelance editor and researcher (beginning in 1951). She was an associate member of the Parapsychological Association and a research assistant at the Parapsychology Foundation (1958-62) where she worked on experiments connected with survival and mediumship and assisted in a survey of death-bed hallucinations.


Nester, Marian L. "New Methods of Parapsychology." Tomorrow 9, no. 4 (1961).

Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology. New York: Helix Press, 1964.