Lecour, Paul (1871–1954)
French government official and writer on psychic research.
Born on April 5, 1871, at Blois, France, he was a tax collector
and head of the department of the French Ministry of Public
Works from 1896 to 1934. In 1926 he organized the Society for
Atlantean Studies at the Sorbonne, which issued the journal Atlantis
beginning in 1927. He was present at sittings with the famous
physical medium Eva C. (Marthe Beraud), and his own
photographs of her reputed ectoplasm phenomena were reproduced
in Annales des Sciences Psychique (No. 1, 1919). He
died February 5, 1954.
Sources
Lecour, Paul. Hellénisme et Christianisme (Hellenism and
Christianity). Bordeaux Editions Bierre, 1943.
———. Ma Vie mystique (My mystical life). N.p., n.d.
———. Saint Paul et les mystères Chrétiens (St. Paul and the
Christian mysteries). N.p., n.d.
———. Le Septième sens (The Seventh sense). N.p., n.d.
Le Brun, Charles Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology • 5th Ed.
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Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.