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'''Robert (Bob) Bailey''', The Londonderry Wizard, served as President of the [[Oakland Magic Circle]] and as secretary of the [[P.C.A.M.]] during the year preceding the Oakland Convention.
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'''Robert (Bob) Bailey''' (?-1941), The Londonderry Wizard, served as President of the [[Oakland Magic Circle]] and as secretary of the [[P.C.A.M.]] during the year preceding the Oakland Convention. As a semi-professional magician, he performed at  clubs, lodges, schools, and social gatherings.
 
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== Biography ==
 
Bailey learned his magic when a boy  and  specialized in sleight of hand and small effects. He fought against "exposing" and voiced his opinion through letter writing to combat it. A long time member of the [[IBM]], he was a contributor to the [[Linking Ring]]. <ref>Obit, Linking Ring, October 1941</ref>
 
Bailey learned his magic when a boy  and  specialized in sleight of hand and small effects. He fought against "exposing" and voiced his opinion through letter writing to combat it. A long time member of the [[IBM]], he was a contributor to the [[Linking Ring]]. <ref>Obit, Linking Ring, October 1941</ref>
  
 
Bailey, a veteran of World War I, died from a heart attack the same day fellow amateur of the Northwest,[[Vincent Lynch]] was killed by a hit and run driver.<ref>Obit, [[Genii 1941 October]]</ref>
 
Bailey, a veteran of World War I, died from a heart attack the same day fellow amateur of the Northwest,[[Vincent Lynch]] was killed by a hit and run driver.<ref>Obit, [[Genii 1941 October]]</ref>
  
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Revision as of 05:12, 11 September 2013

Robert S. Bailey
BornRobert S. Bailey
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Londonderry, Ireland
DiedAugust 30, 1941

Robert (Bob) Bailey (?-1941), The Londonderry Wizard, served as President of the Oakland Magic Circle and as secretary of the P.C.A.M. during the year preceding the Oakland Convention. As a semi-professional magician, he performed at clubs, lodges, schools, and social gatherings.

Biography

Bailey learned his magic when a boy and specialized in sleight of hand and small effects. He fought against "exposing" and voiced his opinion through letter writing to combat it. A long time member of the IBM, he was a contributor to the Linking Ring. [1]

Bailey, a veteran of World War I, died from a heart attack the same day fellow amateur of the Northwest,Vincent Lynch was killed by a hit and run driver.[2]

References

  1. Obit, Linking Ring, October 1941
  2. Obit, Genii 1941 October