George W. Payne

From Kook Science

George W. Payne was a touring hypnotist and publisher of New Thought and other psychical interests.

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During this time period, Payne was resident in California, briefly promoting (from 1902) the Columbian Institute of Science, based in San Francisco at 1104 Market St., a 14-room lodging house, a building address shared with Ismar, the Egyptian gypsy, clairvoyant, palmist, &c. In 1905, he toured with Marguerita Foy in Oregon for a time.