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Edward Schneider

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Edward Schneider
BornMarch 13, 1912
Boston, Massachusetts
DiedOctober 16, 1986 (age 74)
West Palm Beach, Florida

Edward Schneider (1912-1986) served as National President of the Society of American Magicians.


During his four term presidency of local Assembly No. 9, Schneider originated the "Magic Brotherhood Sunday" in Boston.

During his presidency of the S.A.M., Schneider was one of the founders of the Society of American Magicians Hall of Fame and Magic Museum, which we was later elected into. [1] [2] [3] [4]


  1. Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 53, No. 8, January 1964, Edward Schneider, magician-of-the-month, by Leslie P. Guest, page 456
  2. Genii Magazine, Vol. 50, No. 5, November 1986, Obituaries, Edward Schneider, page 370
  3. M-U-M, Vol. 76, No. 7, December 1986,Broken Wands, Edward Schneider, page 36
  4. Linking Ring, Vol. 67, No. 1, January 1987, Broken Wand, Edward Schneider, page 107