|Birth: ||May 9, 1893|
|Death: ||May 2, 1947|
New York, USA
Beloved Husband of Elizabeth Sadie Holloway Marston who died in 1993 at the age of 100. He was a psychologist feminist theorist and inventor of the lie detector and creator along with his wife of the comic book character Wonder Woman in 1941. He continued working on the comic strip until his death in 1947. He received his B. A. from Harvard University in 1915 his L.L.B. from Harvard University in 1918 and Ph.D in Psychology from Harvard University in 1921. After teaching at American University in Washington D.C. Marston traveled to Universal Studios in California in 1929 where he spent a year as Director of Public Services. Credited with inventing an early form of the lie detector specifically the notion of testing systolic blood pressure to detect deception which become one component of the polygraph Marston was also a writer of essays in popular psychology. In 1928 he published his book Emotions of Normal People which became a classic for the DIS-Theory later developed further by John G. Geier. The creation of Wonder Woman started in December of 1941. Wonder Woman made her debut in All Star Comics # 8 the character's next appearance was in Sensation Comics # 1 January 1942 and six months later the character's eponymous comic book began publication Wonder Woman has been in print ever since. Cause Of Death Cancer in Rye, New York. After his death his wife Elizabeth and Olive continued to live together until Olive's death in the late 1980's.
Body donated to medical science
Created by: Jim Ditton
Record added: Jun 27, 2006
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