Oaten, Ernest W(alter) (ca. 1937)

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Oaten, Ernest W(alter) (ca. 1937)

Prominent British Spiritualist, and former president of the International Federation of Spiritualists. He was president of the Spiritualists' National Union from 1915 and edited the journal Two Worlds (1919-36). He was also a medium and believed that his leading articles were inspired by the spirit of Emma Hardinge Britten, whose work had inspired the formation of the Union in 1890. As chairman of the Parliamentary Committee of the Spiritualists National Union he pressed for reform of the Fortune Telling Act, the British law relating to mediumship.

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