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Nyle Jessup

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Nyle Jessup
BornNyle H. Jessup
August 16, 1903
DiedFebruary 19, 1959 (age 55)

Nyle Jessup (1903-1959) was a semi-professional magician in Michigan that billed himself as the "Imperial Magician" and the "Great Nyle".


A teacher and principal by profession, he started doing full evening, clubs, parties, and school shows in 1921

He took the Tarbell Course in Magic.[1] and was a member of the IBM ring in Detroit, Michigan.[2]


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, December, 1931
  2. Obit, Linking Ring, April, 1959