Bentley, W(illiam) Perry (1880– )
Engineer and parapsychologist born February 22, 1880, at
Westerly, Rhode Island. He was educated at Trinity College,
Hartford, Connecticut, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
and became chairman of Uvalde Construction, Dallas,
Texas. Bentley was a member of the American Association for
Advancement of Science, the American Society for Psychical
Research, and the Society for Psychical Research, London,
England. He contributed to a fund for a fellowship in parapsychology
at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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