Hall, Prescott F(arnsworth) (1868–1921)
American lawyer, author, and psychical researcher. Born
September 27, 1868, in Boston, Massachusetts, Hall got his
B.A. and LL.B. at Harvard (1889 and 1892). He was in law
practice in Boston from 1892 to 1921 and was a founder of the
Immigration Restriction League and a member of the American
Society for Psychical Research. In addition to his various
writings on law, immigration, and economics, he took a special
interest in mediumship.
Sources
Hall, Prescott F. ‘‘Experiments with Mrs. Caton.’’ Proceedings
of the American Society for Psychical Research 8 (1914).
———, ed. ‘‘The Harrison Case.’’ Proceedings of the American
Society for Psychical Research 13 (1919).
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.