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Herbert M. Richmond

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Herbert M. Richmond
BornFebruary 12, 1889
Beemer, Nebraska
Died?

Herbert M. Richmond (1889-?) was a Baptist Minister and semi-professional ventriloquist and magician who began performing in 1919 as "Richmond the magician".

Biography

His specialty was patter building effects into a sequence. He did patter for Thayer items.[1]

Richmond was a contributor to Sphinx and Thayer's Magical Bulletin submitting patter for many effects.

In the patter included in Lots of Lawton (1971), he is stated as the "late" Richmond from Iowa.

Books

  • Magic As An Aid In Preaching To Children (1920)
  • Richmond's Book of Patter (1927)
  • The Master Patter Book (with Burling Hull) (1934)

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, April 1931