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Latest revision as of 07:27, 18 May 2014

W. R. Richardson

Cover of Sphinx (Aug. 1913)
Borncirca 1893
Hartford, Connecticut
Died?
Flourished1903-1916

W. R. "Rich" Richardson (fl. 1903-1916) was a magical performer, a demonstrator and then dealer in magical apparatus

Biography

He started in the magic business professionally around 1903 and established agencies for the sale of magical apparatus.

By 1909 he was a general sales agent of the Mysto Magic Company and a charter member of the Hartford Society of Magicians in 1909[1]

In 1913 he was connected with the "Magic Shop" as partner with Mr. L. E. Lyons in Philadelphia.[2]

By 1916, he forsook all magic, married, moved to Canada to sell "Mysto Erector Sets".[3]

References

  1. Edwards Monthly, August 1909
  2. Sphinx, August 1913
  3. Sphinx, November 1916