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George Munro

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George Munro
BornGeorge McKenzie Munro
DiedAugust 26, 1929
South London

George Munro (1864-1929), one of the Founders of the Magic Circle, was the editor of The Wizard, which, later, became The Magic Wand.[1]


For twenty years Munro had a shop known as "Ornum's Magical Mart" where Harry Leat was associated with for some time.

In his young days Mr. Munro was with the Edison Phonograph Co., where he made records of many of the leading people of the day.

During the Great War, it is said, he was employed at Scotland Yard. [2][3]


  1. Obit, Magic Wand, Oct/Nov 1929
  2. Obit, Magic Circular, October 1929
  3. 246. GEORGE MACKENZIE MUNRO: ELLISON MUNRO'S CURIOUS TALE OF HIS "UNCLE GEORGE", A Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin Dawes, Magic Circular, March/April 1999