J. Franklin Blanchard
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|J. Franklin Blanchard|
|Born||St. James Franklin Blanchard|
18 June 1888
Lincoln, Lancaster Co., Nebraska
|Died||21 August 1941 (53)|
Los Angeles, California
|Alma mater||American School of Osteopathy, Kirksville, Mo. (1908)|
James Franklin Blanchard (June 18, 1888 - August 21, 1941) was an American osteopath and radionicist, as well as proprietor of the Blanchard Post Graduate Clinic at Omaha, Nebraska, who promoted the Electrotoxinometer, described as an "Electric Diagnosing Machine" in his advertising copy, during the 1920s, making similar claims to another local manufacturer of such instruments, Calbro Magnowave Inc.
- "PERFECTING NEW DISEASE CURE - Physician Uses Electric and Sun Power in Treatment.", Sioux City Journal (Sioux City, IA): 2, 13 July 1925, https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/509209261
- "Invents Electric Diagnosing Machine; Physician Demonstrates New Way to Detect Organic Disease.", Indianapolis Times (Indianapolis, IN): 7, 9 Aug. 1927, https://newspaperarchive.com/indianapolis-times-aug-09-1927-p-7/, "An electric machine, which its inventor claims will practically eliminate the factor of human error in diagnosing disease, has been perfected by Dr. J. Franklin Blanchard, head of the Blanchard Post Graduate Clinic of Omaha, Nebraska. With this machine, Dr. Blanchard says he can detect tuberculosis, cancer, etc., long before they are suspected by the individual. The invention is described in August Physical Culture Magazine."
- "THE RADIONIC MAGNOWAVE INSTRUMENT - Discovery of Dr. J. Franklin Blanchard, Omaha, Nebraska", Blackwell Journal-Tribune (Blackwell, OK): 4, 20 Nov. 1928, https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/603522395/