W. Leslie French

From Kook Science

William Leslie French (April 2, 1868 - March 31, 1929) was an American palmist and graphologist who penned articles and books on his practice of making character analysis through the study of a subject's handwriting. French was affiliated in the first decade of the twentieth century with the Columbia Scientific Academy, a mail-order self-improvement concern, being listed as the company's secretary and vice-president.

Selected Bibliography

  • French, William Leslie (1910), "How Your Writing Shows Your Character", McClure's Magazine 
  • French, W. Leslie (1922), The Psychology of Handwriting, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons