February 4, 1920
Akron, New York
|Died||July 21, 2000 (age 80) |
George Hawley (1920-2000) was a founding member of MAWNY, the Magicians' Alliance of Western New York, and coordinator of its annual convention for over 50 years.
Hawley was a graduate of Clarkson College with a degree in Business Administration. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was the owner and operator, for more than 40 years, of Funke & Hawley Motors in Batavia, a car dealership established by his father.
A long-time personal friend of the Gene Gordon, Hawley was noted for his sense of humor and founded several "prankster" groups including the Joker's Chapter of the I.O.O.B.
- ↑ Broken Wand, Linking Ring, Oct 2000