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date: 15 January 2021

Hyslop, James Herveylocked

(18 August 1854–17 June 1920)
  • John C. Spurlock


Hyslop, James Hervey (18 August 1854–17 June 1920), psychologist and psychical researcher, was born in Xenia, Ohio, the son of Robert Hyslop and Martha Ann Boyle, farmers. Hyslop lived and worked on his family’s farm through his college years. Although he held firmly to the strict doctrines and life of his parents’ Associate Presbyterian church through his youth, he began to doubt some of his religious principles during his studies at Wooster University....

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