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Stuart Ross

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Stuart Ross
BornFebruary 24, 1902
Osceola, Michigan
DiedOctober 5, 1949 (age 47)
Hancock, Michigan
Resting placeHancock

Stuart Ross (1902-1949) was a professional magician who played both schools and theaters largely in Northern Michigan and Wisconsin area.

Biography

In early 1930s, he teamed with another Magician named Lieber.[1]

Then he was agent for the such magicians as Ed Reno, Birch the Magician, and George Marquis, before going out on his own. [2]

He did club work in Miami, Florida for several winters and made one tour of South America doing shows. He featured "Vanishing Pigeons" along with small props and his own sleight-of-hand specialties.

Ross had an early part in shaping the Tarbell Course at its earliest inception.

He was a member of the Society of American Magicians and the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Death was due to a cancerous condition which, caused him to cancel a tour in the spring of 1949.[3]

References

  1. Tops, December 1949
  2. Sphinx, November 10, 1949
  3. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, Dec. 1949