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[[Paul Fleming]] Gemmill (May 30, 1890 - December 30, 1976) was a professor of economics (at the University of Pennsylvania where he taught for over 40 years) and professional magician born in York, Pennsylvania. He was assistant to both [[Eugene Laurant]] and [[Karl Germain]]. In 1915, he took over the Karl Germain tour and toured as "Paul Germain".<ref>Laurent by Gabe Fajuri (2005)</ref>
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'''Paul Fleming''' (1890-1976) was a professor of economics and a professional magician born in York, Pennsylvania. He was assistant to both [[Eugene Laurant]] and [[Karl Germain]]. In 1915, he took over the Germain tour and toured as "Paul Germain".<ref>Laurent by Gabe Fajuri (2005)</ref>
 
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| birth_place              = in York County, Pennsylvania
 
| death_day                = December 30,  
 
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| death_year                = 1976
 
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He later became a professor of economics, teaching at the University of Pennsylvania. Together with his brother Walker, he founded the [[Fleming Book Company]], which published many classics books on magic. He edited The [[Fleming Classics in Magic]] series of books.
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He later became a professor of economics, teaching at the University of Pennsylvania for over 40 years. Together with his brother Walker, he founded the [[Fleming Book Company]], which published many classics books on magic. He edited The [[Fleming Classics in Magic]] series of books.<ref>Obit [[Genii 1977 January|
 
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Genii, Vol. 41, No. 1, January 1877]], A Tribute by John Henry Grossman, page 48</ref>
Fleming wrote what some consider the best book reviews in magic, which would be published in a three volume set.
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Fleming wrote what some consider the best book reviews in magic, which were published in a three volume set.
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==
 
* [[Paul Fleming Book Reviews]], Vol. 1 (1944)
 
* [[Paul Fleming Book Reviews]], Vol. 1 (1944)
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* Paul Fleming Book Reviews, Vol. 3 (1978)
 
* Paul Fleming Book Reviews, Vol. 3 (1978)
  
 
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{{References}}
==References==
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* The Magic Circular, Vol. 91, No. 980, November 1997, A Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes, PAUL FLEMING, THE MAGICIAN, Part One: Academia, economics, magic and publishing, pp. 215-217 (continued)
* Obit [[Genii 1977 January]]
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* M-U-M, Vol. 98, No. 7, December 2008, The Economist Magician by Robert Kirkwood Spencer, page 65, A Plea for Magical Literature by Paul Fleming, page 67
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* Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 63, No. 1617, January 1977, A Tribute by Bayard Grimshaw, page 131
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* M-U-M, Vol. 66, No. 10, March 1977, Broken Wands, Dr. Paul F. Gemmill (Paul Fleming), page 23
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* The Linking Ring, Vol. 57, No. 3, March 1977, Paul Fleming Dies by John Henry Grossman, page 97
  
 
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Revision as of 08:41, 1 January 2013

Paul Fleming (1890-1976) was a professor of economics and a professional magician born in York, Pennsylvania. He was assistant to both Eugene Laurant and Karl Germain. In 1915, he took over the Germain tour and toured as "Paul Germain".[1]

Paul Fleming
BornPaul Fleming Gemmill
May 30, 1889
in York County, Pennsylvania
DiedDecember 30, 1976 (age 87)
Broomall Nursing Home in Swarthmore, Pa.

He later became a professor of economics, teaching at the University of Pennsylvania for over 40 years. Together with his brother Walker, he founded the Fleming Book Company, which published many classics books on magic. He edited The Fleming Classics in Magic series of books.[2]

Fleming wrote what some consider the best book reviews in magic, which were published in a three volume set.

Books

References

  1. Laurent by Gabe Fajuri (2005)
  2. Obit Genii, Vol. 41, No. 1, January 1877, A Tribute by John Henry Grossman, page 48
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 91, No. 980, November 1997, A Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes, PAUL FLEMING, THE MAGICIAN, Part One: Academia, economics, magic and publishing, pp. 215-217 (continued)
  • M-U-M, Vol. 98, No. 7, December 2008, The Economist Magician by Robert Kirkwood Spencer, page 65, A Plea for Magical Literature by Paul Fleming, page 67
  • Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 63, No. 1617, January 1977, A Tribute by Bayard Grimshaw, page 131
  • M-U-M, Vol. 66, No. 10, March 1977, Broken Wands, Dr. Paul F. Gemmill (Paul Fleming), page 23
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 57, No. 3, March 1977, Paul Fleming Dies by John Henry Grossman, page 97
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