Murray A. Sumner
|Murray A. Sumner|
|Born||July 27, 1902|
|Died||March 5, 1987 (age 84) |
Murray A. Sumner (1902-1987) was a part-time professional magician in Canada, performing as "Sumner, The Magician".
Sumner was very active in magic societies. He was a member of the of Magicians' Club of Toronto, The order of the Genii (an association of Canadian Magicians), a Past President of the Hat & Rabbit club, the S.A.M. Assembly 1 and the Magicians Guild (both in New York City). He held a continuous membership of the I.B.M. (No. 464) starting in 1942, a member of the Order of Merlin and Ring 17 (Toronto). .
Sumner contributed to the Linking Ring Parade featuring members of Ring 17 published in September, 1983, which included his story deck routine, "The Fleeting Queen".
- ↑ Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, February, 1932
- ↑ Broken Wand, Linking Ring, August 1987
- ↑ Sid Lorraine's Chatter, May, 1987
- ↑ Cover, Linking Ring, November 1926