Gibson, Edmund P(aul) (1898–1961)
American writer, engineer, and researcher in parapsychology.
Born May 20, 1898, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, he took
part in ESP card research in Grand Rapids (1932–37) and conducted
experiments in precognition and psychokinesis at
Duke University (1938–40). In 1946 he investigated the mediumship
of William H. Thatcher.
Gibson was a member of the Society for Psychical Research
and the American Society for Psychical Research and
an associate member of the Parapsychological Association. In
addition to numerous articles on archaeology, he contributed
writings on psychical subjects to Tomorrow, Light, FATE, Blue
Book, and the Journal of Parapsychology. He died March 19,
1961.
Sources
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.

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