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Franklin Taylor

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BornFranklin Veazey Taylor
December 13, 1910
Proctor, Vermont
DiedMarch 12, 1960 (age 49)
Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria (West Virginia)

Dr. Franklin Taylor (1910-1960) contributed to many magic magazines, particularly The Phoenix.


His Peek Deck first appeared in The Phoenix magazine in 1942 and later in Bruce Elliot's Magic as a Hobby (1948).


  • M-U-M, Vol. 44, No. 9, February 1955, Dr. Franklin V. Taylor, magician-of-the-month, by Leslie P. Guest, page 393
  • Abracadabra, Vol. 29, No. 739, March 1960, Obitoary, page 169
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 40, No. 3, May 1960, Obituary Dr. Franklin Veazey Taylor, page 93
  • M-U-M, Vol. 49, No. 12, May 1960, BROKEN WAND Dr. Franklin V. Taylor, page 564