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Walter George Peterkin (January 24, 1876 - ?), born in Brooklyn, New York, performed on the lyceum circuit as a magician and ventriloquist under the name Hal Merton.
He was owner and publisher of Mahatma from 1899 - 1901.
- Who's who in the lyceum By Alfred Augustus Wright (1906)