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'''John William Sargent''' ( July 9, 1852 - September 24, 1920), born in Bangor, Maine, performed as ''Sargent the Merry Wizard''.  
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'''John William Sargent''' (July 9, 1852 - September 24, 1920), born in Bangor, Maine, performed as ''Sargent the Merry Wizard''.  
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Sargent also wrote articles for [[Mahatma]] and was elected as the second president of the [[Society of American Magicians]] (1905-06).  
 
Sargent also wrote articles for [[Mahatma]] and was elected as the second president of the [[Society of American Magicians]] (1905-06).  
  
 
A few years before his death, he was secretary to [[Harry Houdini]].
 
A few years before his death, he was secretary to [[Harry Houdini]].
 
The Sphinx (July, 1910) reported that Kreiger Jr., son of the well known Merry Wizard, filled a week at Stapleton, Long Island, in the Richmond theatre.
 
  
 
== Honors ==
 
== Honors ==
* Cover of Mahatma Vol 2, No. 1 (July 1989).  
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* Cover of [[Mahatma]] Vol 2, No. 1 (July 1898).  
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
* Tributes to John William Sargent, MUM Vol.10 No. 5 (October, 1920)
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* Tributes to John William Sargent, [[MUM]], Vol.10, No. 5 (October, 1920).
  
 
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[[Category:Biographies]]
 
[[Category:American magicians]]
 
[[Category:American magicians]]
 
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Revision as of 01:30, 24 September 2010

John William Sargent (July 9, 1852 - September 24, 1920), born in Bangor, Maine, performed as Sargent the Merry Wizard.

Sargent
BornJuly 09, 1852
Bangor, Maine
DiedSeptember 24, 1920 (age 68)

Sargent also wrote articles for Mahatma and was elected as the second president of the Society of American Magicians (1905-06).

A few years before his death, he was secretary to Harry Houdini.

Honors

  • Cover of Mahatma Vol 2, No. 1 (July 1898).

References

  • Tributes to John William Sargent, MUM, Vol.10, No. 5 (October, 1920).
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