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 provide lectures to public libraries; founder of the Consumer’s Co-operative Union, a buying union. Spent many years institutionalized after an attempt to murder his wife. Died November 24, 1950.
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Human Electricity; Scientific Basis of Life. New York; s.n., 1909.