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'''William "Bill" Simon''' (April 7, 1927 - May 6, 1988) was an amateur cardman.
  
Amateur cardman
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== Biography ==
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Bill entered Roanoke College at the age of 15. His college work was interrupted
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during World War II. He served in the Army Air Corps as a cryptographer.  After the war, Bill graduated from New York University. In [[1962]], he founded the Brassbestos Manufacturing Corporation , which he served as its President until 1984. Friend of both Ed Marlo and Dai Vernon.
  
Created the ''Four Packets Triumph'' (See Sleightly Sensational, page 21)
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== Significant Contributions ==
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Created the ''Four Packets Triumph'' (See Sleightly Sensational, page 21)
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[[Business Card Prophesy Force]], Block Slip Cut.
  
=Books=
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== Family ==
*Controlled Miracles (1949)
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Wife Rona (Hament) and children Anne, Barbara and Steven.
*Effective Card Magic (1952)
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*Sleightly Sensational (1954)
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*Mathematical Magic (1964)
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[[Category:Biographies|Simon|Bill]]
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==Books==
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*[[Controlled Miracles]] (1949)
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*[[Effective Card Magic]] (1952) (Said to have been ghost-written by Jean Hugard)
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*[[Sleightly Sensational]] (1954)
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*[[Mathematical Magic]] (1964)
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{{References}}
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* Obit. The New Tops, Vol. 28, No. 6, June 1988, page 42
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* Obit. [[Genii 1988 January]], Vol. 51, No. 7, page 486
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* [[Linking Ring]], Vol. 68, no. 7, July 1988, page 108 - Memoriam By [[Robert Orben]]
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[[Category:Biographies|Simon,Bill]]
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Simon, Bill}}

Latest revision as of 17:35, 22 June 2013

Bill Simon
BornWilliam L. Simon
April 07, 1927
DiedMay 06, 1988 (age 61)

William "Bill" Simon (April 7, 1927 - May 6, 1988) was an amateur cardman.

Contents

Biography

Bill entered Roanoke College at the age of 15. His college work was interrupted during World War II. He served in the Army Air Corps as a cryptographer. After the war, Bill graduated from New York University. In 1962, he founded the Brassbestos Manufacturing Corporation , which he served as its President until 1984. Friend of both Ed Marlo and Dai Vernon.

Significant Contributions

Created the Four Packets Triumph (See Sleightly Sensational, page 21), Business Card Prophesy Force, Block Slip Cut.

Family

Wife Rona (Hament) and children Anne, Barbara and Steven.

Books

References

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