Cover of Genii (1961)
|Born||September 18, 1907|
|Died||April 1, 1966 (age 58) |
Howard Campbell (1907-1966) was a professional magician and long time owner of the "Fun Shop" in Houston, Texas.
At the age of 12, his family moved to Chattanooga where he saw Blackstone.
He enrolled in the Tarbell Course of Magic and after receiving his diploma at 19, teamed up with Paul Smith presenting an act in schools.
Next he developed a single act, and worked from Coast to Coast, covering all states except California and Florida.
Campbell arrived in Houston during the war years in the 1940s. He was traveling by bus from city to city performing mostly school shows. He also opened Howard's Fun Shop in February 1942.