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William Moulton Marston

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William Moulton Marston
Marston wearing a suit
Marston in 1938
Born(1893-05-09)May 9, 1893
DiedMay 2, 1947(1947-05-02) (aged 53)
Cause of deathCancer
Resting placeBethel Cemetery Elmwood Section in Bethel, Connecticut, U.S.
Other namesCharles Moulton
EducationHarvard University
Employer(s)American University,
Tufts University
Known forSystolic blood-pressure test,
Self-help writer,
Advocate for women's potential,
Creator of Wonder Woman,[1]
Important contributor to DISC
SuccessorRobert Kanigher on Wonder Woman
SpouseElizabeth Holloway Marston
PartnerOlive Byrne

William Moulton Marston (May 9, 1893 – May 2, 1947), also known by the pen name Charles Moulton (/ˈmltən/) was an American psychologist and comic book writer. He invented an early version of the lie detector. He was also known as a self-help author and comic book writer who created the character Wonder Woman.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Garner, Dwight. "Books – Her Past Unchained 'The Secret History of Wonder Woman' by Jill Lepore". New York Times. Retrieved October 24, 2014.
  2. "BU Alumni Web :: Bostonia :: Fall 2001". Archived from the original on January 4, 2007.
  3. "OUR TOWNS; She's Behind the Match For That Man of Steel". nytimes.com. February 18, 1992. Retrieved March 27, 2018.