|Died||June 19, 1973 (age 70) |
Wayne Shumway, Sr. was an active performer for much of his career in the Chicago area.
Starting in the late 1920s, took a job bartending and did a few tricks for the customers just to break the monotony. Later he would own to lounges.
During World War II, he was a Coast Guard recruiting officer.
His wife Hazel, and children, Wayne Jr., and Carol Ann, assisted him in his illusion show, "Wayne & His Magic".