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Sargent

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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).