|Born||Greer Marechal, Jr.|
June 30, 1921
|Died||June 9, 1968 (age 46) |
New York City
Dr. Greer Marechal (1921-1968), a research chemist, was an amateur magician and actor.
Marechal worked for Carbide and Carbon Chemical Corp., Charleston, W. Va. and served as "medic" in army during World War II. He got started in magic by assisting a school-mate in a performance and met Dr. Frank Taylor as an undergraduate at Princeton.
He later became a a patent lawyer in New York City. He operated the Carousel Food and Fun Park at the 1964-65 New York's World Fair having assembled the carved wooden horses from the old carousel which used to run in Coney Island.
- Magic for the Million (1957) (republished as The Complete Magician in 1977)