Educated Dartmouth (honorary Master of Arts).
A traveler in all parts of the world from 1865, and engaged in numerous occupations. From 1895 has devoted his attention to sociology, and especially to scientific research in human nutrition, in chemical-physiological labs. of University of Cambridge, England, and Yale University. Originator of “Fletcherism,” mastication of food.
President National Mouth Hygiene Association America. Member Committee of 100 on National Health, National Committee of Mental Hygiene. Vice president Food Reform Society, England.
Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science Author: Menticulture. Happiness; That Last Waif, or Social Quarantine. Glutton or Epicure; A B-Z Our Own Nutrition.
Optimism—A Real Remedy. Fletcherism, What It Is. Engaged as food economist of Common for Relief in Belgium and in research work connected with nutrition and child-conservation.
Member Committee of 100 on National Health, National Committee of Mental Hygiene.
Married Grace A. Marsh.