McCONNELL, ANDREW M., 1873-1950


Entrepreneur; lecturer; magazine editor; founder of a cult of human electricty as a universal cure.  Born– Blount County, Ala., April 1873. Parents– William T. and Araminta  Matilda Adams McConnell. Married–  Marion D. Daniel.  Children–one. Education– Blount College, Blountsville; Southern University, Greensboro. Purchased and edited magazine Alkahest; inaugurated Alkahest Lyceum system for promoting and booking educational entertainment; founded McConnell Library Association, to establish  public libraries; founder of the Consumer’s Co-operative Union, a buying union for workingmen.  Spent many years institutionalized after an attempt to murder his wife. Died November 24, 1950.


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Echoes from the Heart; Songs Piped During the First Year of Manhood. Atlanta, Ga.; The Foote & Davies Co., 1895.

Human Electricity; Scientific Basis of Life. New York; s.n., 1909.