|Born||John Ernst Eichler|
|Died||September 11, 2001 (age 69) |
New York, New York
John Eichler (c.1931-2001), an amateur magician, died in the World Trade Center attack while having breakfast at "Windows on the World."
After retiring as executive director of the white shoe Wall Street law firm of Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft in 1994, Eichler made his home in Cedar Grove, New Jersey.
In remembrance of Eichler, The S.A.M. created the "Heroism and Patriot Medal" which is presented to the nominees who display unparalleled heroism or patriotic duty.
- ↑ http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/28/national/portraits/POG-28EICHLER.html
- ↑ http://www.magictimes.com/archives/2001/2001-10_22-28.htm
- ↑ magicsam.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/heropatriot.pdf