Homer S. Woodworth
|Homer S. Woodworth|
|Born||December 28, 1842|
|Died||May 12, 1941 (age 98) |
San Diego, California
|Resting place||Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery|
Homer S. Woodworth was a traveling magician during the Civil War era.
Woodworth began professional magic at the age of 13 when he joined a circus. He later became an assistant to Signor Blitz.
When the Civil War began Woodworth enlisted and served with the Indiana Volunteers. After the war was ended he again began touring as a magician.
During the great fire of Chicago in 1871, he lost his entire show. It took him a year before he got a new show together to resumed his tours. 
- ↑ Cover: Sphinx, May, 1917
- ↑ Sphinx January 1938
- ↑ Obit, Sphinx, August 1941
- ↑ Obit, Genii 1941 July
- ↑ http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/professor-woodworth/
- ↑ http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/miscpics/gid/slv-pic-aab13472/1/mp017882