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Harry Stork

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Harry Stork
BornHenry N. Stork
circa 1864
Rochester, New York
DiedMarch 2, 1907 (age 42)
Rochester, New York

Harry Stork (1864-1907) was an a proprietor of a magic shop in Detroit and advisor to Harry Kellar.[1]


In the 1880s, Stork moved to Detroit, where he engaged in selling magic apparatus, much of which he invented himself, to professional conjurers such as Alexander Herrmann and Harry Kellar.

Stork traveled for several seasons with Harry Keller in an advisory capacity

He retired from the stage and settled down in Rochester, New York.[2][3]

His "A Deceptive False Overhand shuffle" can be found in The Lost Notebooks of John Northern Hilliard.


  1. (cover) Sphinx, July 1905
  2. DEATH OF HARRY N. STORK, Conjurers' Monthly Magazine Vol. 01, No. 07, page 223
  3. Obit, Conjurers' Monthly Magazine Vol. 01 No. 08, page 254