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John Chesterfield

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John Chesterfield
BornJohn Edmund Baublits
circa 1910
Alamosa, Colorado
DiedMarch 16, 1980 (age 69)

John Chesterfield (1910-1980) was a semi-professional magician and ventriloquist (as "Lord Chesterfield").

Biography

Chesterfield began performing in 1926 and was a long time member of the IBM. [1]

Later move to Phoenix, Arizona (around the late 1940s) where he was a member of Ring 55 and inducted into the Order of Merlin (for over 25 years of membership to the IBM).[2]

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, August, 1931
  2. Obit, Linking Ring, May 1980