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W.J. Gallagher

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W.J. Gallagher
BornWilliam John Gallagher
August 13, 1903
Donegal, Ireland

W.J. Gallagher (1903-?), an Egyptian Government official, was an amateur magician that did a right, mild comedy act.


His favorite was was his Gallagher Spirit Test.[1]

In a letter to Abracadabra in the January 8th, 1955 issue, Gallagher had some harsh things to say to those who wear a fez in their magical acts.

His effect "Draw Coincidence" in Genii Vol. 1, No. 9, May 1937 was the Genii's Tri-Yearly "Twenty-Five Dollar Winner")


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)