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Leland Sangster

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Leland Sangster
BornLeland M. Sangster
May 17, 1898
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
DiedJune 30, 1952 (age 54)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Resting placeSunset Memorial Park , Albuquerque

Leland Sangster (1898-1952) performed for many years as "The Great Leland".


Sangster was a member of our I.B.M. Ring 90 and held the office of president last year of his life.

Known for his sleight-of-hand work, he contributed considerably toward entertaining charitable institutions in his area.

Leland was employed in Iowa by the Post Office for 22 years before moving to Albuquerque. In Albuquerque he was working with the Sandia Corporation in charge of its plastic laboratory. [1]

In the 1930s, he had an ad in the Linking Ring[2]:

The Great Leland
See der rabbits.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa


  1. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, Aug 1952
  2. Linking Ring, Nov 1932