Fraternal Order of Spiritualists of America
From Kook Science
|Fraternal Order of Spiritualists of America|
|Purpose/focus||To "teach the religion of spiritualism"|
|Headquarters||Chicago, Illinois; Springfield, Mass.|
|Key people||Alexander Caird, C. B. McDonald, Charles A. Thompson|
The Fraternal Order of Spiritualists of America was a Spiritualist fraternal organisation, founded by Alexander Caird and incorporated during 1908 in parallel filings at Chicago, Illinois and at Springfield, Massachusetts. Charles A. Thompson, an Illinois co-incorporator, went on in late 1911 to found the Second Illinois Society of the Fraternal Order of Spiritualists of America for the stated purpose of "employ[ing] mediums to demonstrate phenomena of spiritualism".