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Ross Bertram

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Ross Bertram (July 28, 1912 - June 12, 1992 ), born John Ross Bertram in Toronto Canada, was one of the pioneers in the field of trade show magic.

He had performed for 19 continuous seasons at Toronto's famous Royal York Hotel until 1953, was a regular TV guest in both variety and chat shows, illustrated crooked gambling techniques and was featured in the Stars of Magic series.

Ross was a confidant of Dai Vernon, Dr. Jacob Daley, and Francis Carlyle.

Fellow Canadian David Ben's formative years were spent under the tutelage of Mr. Bertram.

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