Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2018.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Jerry Mentzer

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Revision as of 10:39, 11 September 2012 by Hardi (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

Jerry Mentzer is founder and operator of Magic Methods which he started in 1969. During his college years at Ohio State University he authored two booklets on card magic and one on silk magic. He went on to become a mechanical engineer employed by Union Carbide Corporation.

Jerry Mentzer
BornAlfred Jerry Mentzer
April 28, 1940

CategoriesBooks by Jerry Mentzer

He was the first to publish a book of Paul Harris' magic.

Mentzer has contributed three Parades to The Linking Ring (May 1965, February, 1971, March, 1972) and many columns including "Best from Books" from March through August 1971. He was an active member of magic clubs in Ohio before moving to South Carolina.

Mentzer has won numerous awards for performing and writing about magic.[1]



  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 45, No. 5, May 1965, Alfred Jerry Mentzer, Columnist, Creator, page 22
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 42, No. 6, June 1962, Jerry Menzer, page69