Powell, Kenneth F(rancis) (1923-)

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Powell, Kenneth F(rancis) (1923-)

Engineer who investigated parapsychology. Powell was born on March 4, 1923, in Boston, Massachusetts, and later studied at the University of Pittsburgh (B.S., 1949; M.A., 1951). After graduation Powell became an analytical engineer at Babcock & Wilcox (1951-55) and manager at International Business Machines in Pittsburgh. He was a member of the Parapsychological Association. He took a special interest in psychokinesis.


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

Powell, Kenneth F., R. A. McConnell, and Ruth J. Snowden. "Wishing With Dice." Journal of Experimental Psychology 50 (1955).

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