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William Simon (1927 - 1988)
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William 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. 
  
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) and
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[[Business Card Prophecy Force]].
  
=Books=
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== Family ==
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Wife Rona (Hament) and children Anne, Barbara and Steven.
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==Books==
 
*Controlled Miracles (1949)
 
*Controlled Miracles (1949)
 
*Effective Card Magic (1952)
 
*Effective Card Magic (1952)
 
*Sleightly Sensational (1954)
 
*Sleightly Sensational (1954)
 
*Mathematical Magic (1964)
 
*Mathematical Magic (1964)
 
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
* Genii Vol. 51* page 486 - obituary
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* Genii Vol. 51, page 486 - Obituary
 
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* Linking Ring Vol. 68, page 108 - Memoriam
[[Category:Biographies|Simon|Bill]]
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[[Category:Biographies|Simon,Bill]]

Revision as of 14:39, 20 September 2008

William 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.

Significant Contributions

Created the Four Packets Triumph (See Sleightly Sensational, page 21) and Business Card Prophecy Force.

Family

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

Books

  • Controlled Miracles (1949)
  • Effective Card Magic (1952)
  • Sleightly Sensational (1954)
  • Mathematical Magic (1964)

References

  • Genii Vol. 51, page 486 - Obituary
  • Linking Ring Vol. 68, page 108 - Memoriam
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