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William Emanuel Scheffel

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William Emanuel Scheffel
BornWilliam Emanuel Scheffel,Jr.
June 17, 1910
Gregory, South Dakota
DiedMay 5, in 1998 (age 87)
Boise, Idaho

William Emanuel Scheffel (1910-1998), a graduate of the State College of Pharmacy in Brookings, South Dakota, began working as a semi-professional magician in 1924. [1]


A member of the IBM and SAM, he later moved to Boise, Idaho. In 1978, it was reported in the Linking Ring that he was named to the Order of Merlin for 25 consecutive years of membership.[2]


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, August, 1931