C. Verne Bloch
C. Verne Bloch (1913-1991), a reporter for the Peoria Journal Star newspaper and amateur magician, was an associate editor of The Linking Ring.
|C. Verne Bloch|
|Born||Carroll Verne Bloch|
September 8, 1913
|Died||January 30 1991 (age 77) |
He was raised in Peoria, Illinois and organized it's first magic club, which later became the IBM Nicola Ring #48. A magic enthusiast, he did an act with a small road show which played around Illinois where he met and became friends with many other amateur, semi-professional and professional magicians.
Several obituaries of magicians he wrote appeared in the Linking Ring and in Genii magazine.
- ↑ C Verne Bloch-Who Writes About Others in The Linking Ring, Vol. 33, No. 1, March 1953, page 38
- ↑ Obit - C. Verne Bloch in M-U-M, Vol. 81, No. 3, August 1991, page 39
- ↑ Obit - A Tribute to C. Verne Bloch in Genii Vol. 54, No. 6, April 1991, page 404
- ↑ Obit by his wife Fran in The New Tops, Vol. 31, No. 3, March 1991, page 21