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Prof. Ambrose

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Prof. Ambrose
BornFebruary 10, 1870
Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania

Prof. Ambrose (February 10, 1870 - ), born Mahonoy City, Pennsylvania, was a child prodigy in the art of magic, taught by his farther, an old-time magician and hypnotist.


His father was an old-time magician and hypnotist. While still in school, Ambrose worked out a Second Sight act. He was also an accomplished ventriloquist and painter.

By the 1900s, he as conducting a school of magic in Pennsylvania. In 1902, he had moved to Chicago and by 1907, ads appeared in the Conjurers Monthly Magazine for a Prof. Ambrose in India.[1][2]


  1. Mahatma Vol 5, No. 6 (December 1901) (cover)
  2. Henry Ridgely Evans. Magic And Its Professors. (1902): 77