|Born||Charles Armor Leedy|
December 20, 1871
|Died||October 6, 1945 (age 73) |
|Resting place||Forest Lawn cemetery|
Charles A. Leedy was a magician, dancer, and newspaper columnist.
When Leedy was eight, the family moved to Youngstown, Ohio where his father, a baker, established a bakery. He was a boy magician at the age of 16, later working as a part time lyceum entertainer.
After retiring from performing, Leedy authored a humorous column in Youngstown Telegram called "Jibs and Jabs" 
Known as "Charley", he attended every IBM convention where he often appeared on programs as the M. C.