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Edson, Milan C

Entry updated 11 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1839-1921) US civil servant, farmer and author of Solaris Farm: A Story of the Twentieth Century (1900), an agrarian Utopia, in which physical health and cleanliness are emphasized. He was the father-in-law of Elmer Gates (1856-1923), founder of the Elmer Gates Laboratory of Psychology and Psychurgy, whose theories about stimulating brain-growth in adults were espoused by John W Campbell Jr in the 1950s. [JC]

Milan Chappell Edson

born Aurelius, New York: 18 March 1839

died Mesa, Arizona: 3 May 1921

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