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Judge Frank Carter

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Judge Frank Carter
BornFrank Wellington Carter
February 3, 1892
Eagle River, Wisconsin
DiedNovember 7, 1969 (age 77)
Phelps, Wisconsin
Resting placeEagle River Cemetery

Judge Frank Carter (1892-1969) was an amateur magician and an elected judge in Wisconsin for 43 years.[1]


He began as a teacher before enrolling in the Marquette College of Law, in Milwaukee. He graduated in 1914 and was elected Chairman of the town of Eagle River.

In 1915, helped organize the Houdini Club of Wisconsin and later served as one of its officers. He also edited their newsletter Houdini Gram.

In 1918, Carter was elected as Vilas County Judge which he served until he retired in January 1962.

He was the first member of the International Brotherhood of Ventriloquists and later became its president.

He carried I.B.M. No. 2049 which he joined in 1927 and was a member of Ring 31 in Madison, Wisconsin. He was also a member of the S.A.M. [2]


  1. Obit, Tops, JANUARY 1970
  2. Obit, Linking Ring, January 1970