THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF PARAPSYCHOLOGY
MARIAN L(OW) NESTER
(Mrs. J. E. Nester), research assistant in parapsychology. B. June 8, 1910, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. B.A., 1932, Smith College; M. Ed., 1940, Boston University. M. 1951, J. E. Nester. Teacher, 1933-44; staff member, United Service Organization, Traveler Aid Society, 1944-46; publishing, 1946-51; freelance editorial, secretarial, and research work, 1951 to present; research assistant, Parapsychology Foundation, 1958-1962. Associate member, Parapsychological Assn.
As assistant in the research department of the Parapsychology Foundation, Mrs. Nester worked on experiments of advanced design concerning survivl and mediumship, including analysis of mediumistic readings, and engaged in a survey of deathbed hallucinations. Her articles include "New Methods of Parapsychology" (Tomorrow, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1961); and a review of the Parapsychology by René Sudre, q.v. (International Journal of Parapsychology, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1961). Residence and business: 262 Central Park West, New York 24, N.Y.
Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications