W. W. Durbin
William W. Durbin (September 29, 1866 - February 4, 1937) was an politician, magician and owner of the the American Egyptian Hall Theater and Museum from Ohio.
His act was described in Holden's Programmes of Famous Magicians.
Appointed by President Roosevelt as Registrar of the United States Treasury.
He wrote a series entitled "My life in Magic" for the Linking Ring just before he passed away.
David Price, in 1953, purchased the contents of Durbin's Egyptian Hall which Durbin had decorated with photographs of magicians (starting in 1895).
IBM Ring No. 71 in Ohio is called the W. W. Durbin Ring in his honor.
- Obit - Genii 1937 February