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Ronald B. Edwards

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Ronald B. Edwards
BornApril 16, 1910
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
DiedApril 30, 1976 (age 66)
Rochester, New York
NationalityCanadian

Ronald B. "Ron" Edwards (1910-1976), employed at Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester New York, was an amateur magician who served as president of I.B.M. Ring 4 of Rochester.

Biography

First became interested in magic after witnessing a performance of Thurston at a young age, but did not start studying magic until 30 years of age. He soon joined I.B.M. ring 4 and was writing ring reports in the Linking Ring.

Edwards became an insurance salesman prior to his retirement in the 1970s.

His specialties were close-up magic, mental stunners, mathematical magic, paradoxes and oddities. [1][2]

Some effects published in Phoenix, New Phoenix, Pallbearers Review, Ibidem and The Cardiste.[3]

References

  1. My Best by Thompson, Jr., J.G. (1945)
  2. Parade, Linking Ring, Feb. 1945
  3. Obit, Linking Ring, July 1976