|Born||Richard Snyder Silvis|
July 28, 1904
|Died||December 25, 1991 (age 87) |
Traddles (1904-1991) was the part-time professional magician, Richard S. Silvis, who began performing in 1921.
Silvis was a principal at South Huntingdon Township High School at Mendon, Pennsylvania. He served as solicitor for the Borough of Hunker for 26 years. He was a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and a graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law. He was also a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S.Marine Corp.
He received his 25-year emblem from the IBM in 1956.
- ↑ http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SILVIUS/2000-05/0959562500
- ↑ Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, August, 1932