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Larry Keller

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Larry Keller

Cover of Genii (1954)
BornLaurence Keller
August 23, 1898
DiedNovember 23, 1981 (age 83)

Larry Keller (1898-1981) was a Life Member of the Oakland Magic Circle and served as P.C.A.M. President. [1]


Originally from hails from San Diego, California, he moved to Los Angeles in 1920 where he worked with the management of a Los Angeles theatre that played vaudeville.

He then became associated with Dad's Cookie Co. and in 1927 moved to Oakland to0 take care of its Northern California district. He worked his way up to General Manager and was later a Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Keller's interest in magic didn't start until 1938. By 1944, he had joined the Oakland Magic Circle which he served as president and was also a member the Golden Gate Assembly No. 2, of the Society of American Magicians.

His wife Ruth became a member of the Magigals.[2]


  1. Obit, Genii 1982 January
  2. Cover, Genii 1954 July