E. M. Vernelo

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E. M. Vernelo

Cover of Sphinx (June 1903)
BornE. M. Savage
1869
DiedAugust 3, 1907
Chicago, Illinois
Resting placeWalunt Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Wisconsin

Edward "Ed" M. Vernelo (1869-1907) was a professional magician, Chicago magic dealer and publisher of The Sphinx magazine. [1]

Biography

In October 1901, he had become manager of Vernelo & Co. and opened a store at 282 Michigan Avenue in Chicago.[2]

He was touring magician with the Ringling Brothers Circus.

His wife, Madame Inez, edited The Sphinx from 1902 to 1904 and kept his business going after his death from tuberculosis in 1907.[3][4]

References

  1. Cover, Sphinx, June 1903
  2. , 189. WILLIAM J. HILLIAR: HIS FOUNDING OF THE SPHINX AND ROLE IN THE FOUNDING OF THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MAGICIANS, A Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes
  3. THE MYSTERY OF VERNELO The Man Behind "The Sphinx", Richard Steven Cohn, Magicol, No. 120, August 1996
  4. Obit, Sphinx, June 1907


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