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For "the puzzle king", see Sam Loyd, Sr.
BornE. Loyd Enochs
CategoriesBooks by Loyd

Loyd (1897-1968), born E. Loyd Enochs, was a creator and manufacturer of magic apparatus who also performed.


He got the magic "bug" in Kansas, where his father was a doctor. Later they moved to California.

He wrote a long running column in Genii called "Gems from the Loyd's Scrapbook" from 1962 to 1969.

Loyd is most remembered for his version of the Multiplying Candles.