|Born||William A. Shivers|
New Athens, Ohio
Signor Chillo (1864-1940) born William A. Shivers in New Athens, Ohio, was regarded everywhere as a Mexican magician and performed in Mexico City. Chillo was also a skilled ventriloquist and hypnotist.
Chillo was associated with a young Thurston in what was known as the Chillo-Thurston Show.
Signor Chillo was with the Buffalo Bill Wild West Shows on their European tour and impersonated W. F. Cody in the show parade. He also at one time owned and operated the "Chillo Show Boat" on the Ohio River.