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A. J. McKinzie

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A. J. McKinzie
BornArchibald J. McKinzie
circa 1862
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DiedApril 22, 1955 (age 92)

A. J. McKinzie (c.1862-1955) presented magic and ventriloquism in theaters throughout the country for many years. [1]


A retired mill worker, McKinzie earned his living with magic on and off since the age of 14 and was still performing at the age of 84 in a traveling road show.[2]

His photograph and business card can be viewed on the Conjuring Arts exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic"[3]


  1. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, June 1955
  2. Around Chicago, Linking Ring, April, 1946