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Charon

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Charon
BornLeRoy McCafferty
August 3, 1884
Vincennes, Indiana
DiedFebruary 22, 1951 (age 66)
Waterbury, Connecticut

Charon (1884-1951), an mechanical engineer by profession, began his career as a magician in Washington, D. C., where he was a popular club and society entertainer for a number of years.[1]

Biography

He also toured for many years as "The Great Le Roi". He and his wife assisted Frederick Eugene Powell at times.[2]

He was a member of SAM No. 29 and served as President of the IBM Ring No. 47 in Connecticut.[3] After retiring from vaudeville work, "Mac" continued doing magic as a club performer in the New England area.[4]

References

  1. History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)
  2. Frederick Eugene Powell : The Man and His Magic by Thomas A Ewing (1986)
  3. Linking Ring, November 1931.
  4. Obit, MUM 1951