Antonio Gallardo Mendez
|Antonio Gallardo Mendez|
|Born||January 30, 1893|
Guadalupe, Hidalgo, Mexico
A. Gallardo Mendez, an English and French teacher in Mexico, was a semi-professional magician beginning in 1913.
He specialized in handkerchiefs, cards, billiard-balls and mind-reading.
He made his first purchases when he was only a boy, from Roterberg. Under the name of Antonio, toured in the United States around 1917 with a carnival company and also with his own show.
During the war, Mendez was interpreter for the American forces.