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Robert E. Clark

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Robert E. Clark
BornDecember 23, 1907
Texhoma, Oklahoma
DiedAugust 28, 1987 (age 79)
Odessa, Texas

Robert "Bob" E. Clark (1907-1987) performed throughout west Texas in towns in the Permain Basin area for some 40 years as "Clark, The Magician". [1]


Clark worked his way through college with sleight of hand performances. While attending Howard College in Birmingham, Alabama, he gained a share of fame in magic playing the banquet circuit. [2]

Later he was employed as a teacher/coach by the Odessa Texas School system, retiring in the mid-70s.

A member of SAM and IBM, he was named to the Order of Merlin in 1987.[3]


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, June, 1931
  2. Linking Ring, September, 1973, page 68
  3. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, December. 1987