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Prof. Blankenbaker

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Prof. Blankenbaker
BornSilas Wetherby Blankenbaker
October 22, 1877
DiedOctober 22, 1947 (age 70)
Louisville, Kentucky
Flourished1890s - 1920s

Prof. Blankenbaker (1877-1947) was a magician, illusionist and hypnotist in the Louisville, Kentucky area.


On Sept. 12, 1943, a fire in his barn destroyed his collections of magic.[1]

He was I.B.M. member 168.[2]


  1. Linking Ring, December 1943
  2. Obit, Linking Ring, November 1947