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James Patton

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James Patton
BornJames Michael Patton
August 10, 1940
Fullerton, California
DiedJanuary 24, 2016 (age 75)
Aliso Viejo, California
Resting placeMiramar National Cemetery, San Diego, California

Jim Patton (1940-2016), a Magic Castle regular, was the editor of Magicana (a magazine within the magazine of Genii) from February 1989 to December 1992.


  • A Visit with Larry Jennings (with Ron Vergilio - 1982)


  • Genii Magazine, Vol. 79, No. 3, March 2016, In Memoriam, James Patton August 10, 1940 - January 24, 2016, by Michael A. Perovich, page 17
  • Magic, The Magazine for Magicians, Vol. 25, No. 7, March 2016, Jim Patton 1940-2016, by R. Paul Wilson, page 29