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Maurice Lenser

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Maurice Lenser
BornMaurice Eugene Lenser
August 24, 1909
Tilden, Nebraska
DiedJanuary 9, 1967 (age 57)
Tilden, Nebraska

Maurice Lenser (1909-1967) was a semi-professional magician who specialized in story magic starting in 1929. [1]


After receiving his Master's Degree from Purdue in 1935 until 1950 he traveled and lectured on Dental Health for the Good Teeth Council of Chicago, using magic to demonstrate his points to the children.

He was a contributor to the Sphinx, Tops and the Linking Ring.

From 1950 until his retirement in 1963 because of his heart condition, he taught Physics and Chemistry at colleges in Michigan and Minnesota. After retiring he moved back to Tilden. He was a long time member of the IBM T. Nelson Downs Ring 24.[2][3]


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, June, 1931
  2. Tooth Magic Show, Linking Ring, August 1942
  3. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, February 1967