Lopato, David (1911– )
South African accountant, medium, and spiritual healer. He
was born October 13, 1911, and studied at the University of
Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He began his
practice as a chartered accountant and auditor in 1934. He
chaired (1945–60) and was president (beginning in 1961) of
the Society for Psychic Advancement, Johannesburg. Lopato
lectured on parapsychology and worked as a healing medium
in conjunction with physicians, treating patients who had failed
to respond to orthodox treatment.
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.