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James Kater Thompson

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James Kater Thompson
BornAugust 31, 1889
Marceline, Missouri
DiedSeptember 28, 1972 (age 83)
Proviso, Illinois
Resting placeQueen of Heaven

James Kater Thompson (1889-1972) was a sleight of hand artist card expert, booking agent, and auctioneer.

Biography

Thompson moved to Chicago at an early age. At 13 he joined a unicycle act. He started magic around the age of 16 and toured with all the major Vaudeville Circuits.

He was a close associate of Nate Leipzig, Clement DeLion, and Dai Vernon.[1]

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References

  1. Obit, Genii 1972 November