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Leo Schmitt

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Leo Schmitt

Cover of Genii (1937)
BornLeo F. Schmitt
September 4, 1897
Holy Cross, Iowa
DiedFebruary 10, 1963 (age 65)
Reno, Nevada

Leo Schmitt (1897-1963) was the Treasurer of the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians for 20 years. [1]


He moved to Nevada in 1929 where he associated with the First National Bank of Lovelock. In 1934 he was appointed receiver for seven state banks liquidated because of the depression.

In 1942 he entered the real estate business in Reno and maintained an 800-acre ranch in Lovelock. [2]


  1. (cover) Genii 1937 July and (article) Genii 1951 January
  2. Genii 1963 March, Page 319: Obituary: Lee Schmitt by Lloyd Jones