July 04, 1918
|Died||December 27, 1989 (age 71) |
|Known for||Owner of Devoe Magic Den|
Gene Devoe bought the magic shop from Will Lindorst and operated Devoe's Magic Den in downtown St. Louis and started many a young magician into the Magic art. A true performer, he was always behind the counter with the latest trick and a story. Devoe also produced and manufactured several magic tricks under the Devoe name.
He was a Master magician & showman, he entertained widely in the Midwest. As a magic dealer and leader in his profession, he as highly respected throughout the United States. He was co-founder of the Midwest Magic Jubilee and a long term, active leaders in SAM assembly 8 and IBM Ring One.
- Cover The Linking Ring 1961, November.
- Cover M-U-M 1963, May.
- Obit Genii 1989 October.
- History of Magic in St. Louis by Don Rataj (2011)