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Richard Davis

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Richard Davis
BornFred Richard Davis
December 13, 1875
Lake Village, New Hampshire
DiedJanuary 03, 1933 (age 57)
Lakeport, New Hampshire

Richard Davis (1875-1933) worked for the Lyceum and Chautauqua for many years as "The Man Who Mystifies."[1]


By 1910, Davis was called "Mysterious Davis" and appeared in a concert company called "The Gladys Klark Co" as a featured act. Later he was doing a full-evening show playing throughout New England as "The Great Davis".

Davis was one of the first members of the I. B. M. (member No. 261) and he served a number of terms as a member of the executive committee.[2]


  1. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater by David Price (1985)
  2. Obit, Linking Ring,January, 1933