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'''Clayton G. Brown''' (fl. 1910s-1920s) was a professional [[vaudeville]] mind reader as '''Mystic Clayton'''.<ref>[[Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater]] By David Price (1985)</ref>
 
'''Clayton G. Brown''' (fl. 1910s-1920s) was a professional [[vaudeville]] mind reader as '''Mystic Clayton'''.<ref>[[Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater]] By David Price (1985)</ref>
  
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== Biography ==
 
He was a partner with many other magicians including [[Frederick Eugene Powell]] and in 1919 with [[The Great Leon]] in the "Famous Oriental Miracle Show".  
 
He was a partner with many other magicians including [[Frederick Eugene Powell]] and in 1919 with [[The Great Leon]] in the "Famous Oriental Miracle Show".  
  
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His promotional photo can be viewed at the [[Conjuring Arts]] exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic"<ref>http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/</ref>
 
His promotional photo can be viewed at the [[Conjuring Arts]] exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic"<ref>http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/</ref>
  
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== Notes ==
 
Ancestry.com lists a "Henri Clayton Wilbur" on:
 
Ancestry.com lists a "Henri Clayton Wilbur" on:
 
* "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957" (with a birth date of 1874)  
 
* "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957" (with a birth date of 1874)  

Latest revision as of 18:52, 18 February 2014

Clayton G. Brown
BornHenri Clayton Wilbur

Flourished1910s-1920s

Clayton G. Brown (fl. 1910s-1920s) was a professional vaudeville mind reader as Mystic Clayton.[1]

Biography

He was a partner with many other magicians including Frederick Eugene Powell and in 1919 with The Great Leon in the "Famous Oriental Miracle Show".

He was sponsored into the SAM by Harry Houdini and Oscar S. Teale.[2]

His promotional photo can be viewed at the Conjuring Arts exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic"[3]

Notes

Ancestry.com lists a "Henri Clayton Wilbur" on:

  • "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957" (with a birth date of 1874)
  • "U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
  • "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

References

  1. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater By David Price (1985)
  2. MUM, June 1918
  3. http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/