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Arthur Argus Herman

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Arthur Argus Herman
BornArthur Argus Herman
May 11 1879
Paulding, Ohio
DiedJanuary 6 1943 (age 63)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Resting placeWashington Park East Cemetery

Argus Herman(1879-1943) performed as "Argus The Great" and was at one time one of the oldest magicians in the business.


Argus was adept with small and manipulative magic. His biggest success was as a feature during the early Chautauqua circuits throughout the Middle West.

He had made his home in Indianapolis for many years and was an early member of the Indiana Society of Magicians.

His wife was a daughter of Ed Reno.