Williston

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William "Bill" R. Williston (1894 - 1959) was a semi-professional comedy magician during the 1930s in the Rhode Island and New York area.

Williston
BornWilliam Randall Williston
November 9, 1894
Bristol, Rhode Island
DiedAugust 02, 1959 (age 64)

He was a veteran of World War I and performed slap-stick magic as the "Magical Buffoon". He would perform a whirlwind of magic and became known as "Trick-A-Minute Williston".

His act is described briefly in Holden's Programmes of Famous Magicians.

Williston worked the last 40 years of his life for a trucking firm in New York City.

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