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| death_day                = March 14,  
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| death_place              = Taft, California
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| known_for                = Inventor of magic effects under the Professor El-Tab like "The Phantom Ship", took the tricks of the day and gave them his "E;-Tab Twist".
 
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| misc                      = Married to Aldia Carter in 1935, veteran of the Spanish American War. He had a magic shop on Kearney Street in San Francisco. As a performer over his lifetime, he performed a crystal gazing act, and what was known as a lightning cartoon act.
 
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'''Alfred J. Battle''' (1879-?) was an assistant then finally partner with [[Dr. Ward]], a San Francisco magician. When his partner withdrew from act, continued by himself, appearing in theaters, halls and schools throughout the United States as '''Professor El-Tab'''.
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'''Alfred J. Battle''' (1879-1952) was an assistant then finally partner with [[Dr. Ward]], a San Francisco magician. When his partner withdrew from act, continued by himself, appearing in theaters, halls and schools throughout the United States as '''Professor El-Tab'''.
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==

Revision as of 22:24, 18 May 2016

Alfred Battle
BornAlfred J. Battle
February 15, 1879
London, England
DiedMarch 14, 1952 (age 73)
Taft, California
Resting placeFresno, California
Known forInventor of magic effects under the Professor El-Tab like "The Phantom Ship", took the tricks of the day and gave them his "E;-Tab Twist".
Married to Aldia Carter in 1935, veteran of the Spanish American War. He had a magic shop on Kearney Street in San Francisco. As a performer over his lifetime, he performed a crystal gazing act, and what was known as a lightning cartoon act.

Alfred J. Battle (1879-1952) was an assistant then finally partner with Dr. Ward, a San Francisco magician. When his partner withdrew from act, continued by himself, appearing in theaters, halls and schools throughout the United States as Professor El-Tab.

Biography

At the age of two, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts and bought his first magic set when twelve. At eighteen, served in Spanish American War.

At one time, operated a magic shop in San Francisco.[1]

Battle was one of the founding members of the Oakland Magic Circle when formed on Wednesday, July 29, 1925 and also a member of I.B.M., S.A.M., I.S.J.M. and P.C.A.M..

References

  1. My Best by Thompson, Jr., J.G. (1945)