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Ernest B. Marx

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Ernest B. Marx

Courtesy of Magic of Baltimore
DiedAugust 29, 1956
Baltimore, Maryland
Resting placeMount Olivet Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland

Ernest "Fess" B. Marx (1898-1956) was founder of the Pyramid Magic Club and active member of the Society of Osiris in Baltimore was a teacher at Baltimore City College.[1][2][3]


He lent a helping hand to Hen Fetsch, Milbourne Christopher, and Phil Thomas.[4]

For 25 years, Marx had been in youth athletic work in Baltimore with the YMCA and the city schools as teacher and instructor in many sports.

Marx died suddenly following a collapse while attending an Oriole-Cleveland baseball game at Memorial Stadium.[5]


  1. Hugard's Magic Monthly, October, 1956
  4. Linking Ring, October, 1956
  5. Tops, October, 1956