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Valentine Augustus Walker

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See also: Henry Barton Turner, The Wizard of the Army.

Valentine Augustus Walker (February 15, 1890 - March 18, 1969) born in England, was an English magician, escape artist and illusion designer. He served in the navy and billed himself as the "Wizard of the Navy".

Valentine Augustus Walker
BornFebruary 15 1890
England
DiedMarch 18, 1969 (age 79)

Also known as "Val Enson", Walker is credited as the designer of the Radium Girl illusion and John Bull Straitjacket, which was created as a challenge to Houdini in 1926.