|Born||Sydney Sigmond Bergson|
June 2, 1904
|Died||January 24 1980 (age 75) |
|Categories||Books by Syd Bergson|
Sydney S. Bergson (June 2, 1904 - Jan 24, 1980) created mental effects and held several offices in the IBM including President from 1967-1968.
Born in England, he came to the United States as a child, growing up in Brooklyn. N.Y. He held a degree in Law, but was a hotelier by profession.
Bergson was a regular contributor for The Linking Ring starting in October 1971 with a column called "Merely Mental," containing comments on matter concerned with mentalism.
He received the Fleming Award twice.
The I.B.M Ring 45 in Miami, Florida is now known as the Syd Bergson Ring in his honor.
- Bergson Center Read
- Cover, The Linking Ring, Vol. 36, No. 2, April 1956, Syd Bergson – powerhouse of Miami Beach IBM convention and its general chairman, by Bill Gresham, page 35
- Cover, The Gen, Vol. 12, No. 4, August 1956, Front Page Personality, Syd Bergson, by Harry Stanley, page 75
- Linking Ring, Vol. 40, No. 4, June 1960, First IBM Lawyers' Legal Hocus Pocus Parade - by Eddie Clever - Syd Bergson, page 63
- Cover, The Linking Ring, Vol. 47, No. 7, July 1967, Syd Bergson, International President, by Bill Gresham, page 14
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 60, No. 3, March 1980, SYD BERGSON 1905-1980, page 67; Broken Wand, Sydney S. Bergson, page 109