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Dr. T. C. Bonney

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Dr. T. C. Bonney
BornThomas C. Bonney
February 15, 1882
Aberdeen, South Dakota

Dr. T. C. Bonney (1882-?) was a Doctor of Dental Surgery and an amateur magician.


He learned his first tricks from is dad, an amateur magician and ventriloquist.

Bonney wrote articles in various magical journals including Sphinx.[1]

He later moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, giving up the practice of dentistry to become Editor of "Dental Laboratory Review", the national journal of the profession. [2]


  • Coin Vanish and Recover, Sphinx (Jan. 1915)
  • A Coin Vanish and Recovery, Sphinx (July 1915)
  • Stop!, Sphinx (Dec. 1916)
  • The Pocket to Pocket Cards, Linking Ring (June 1927)
  • Blocks of Wang Fu, Sphinx (March 1920)


  1. Trix & Chatter by W. Dornfeld (1921)
  2. Linking Ring November 1943