|Born||Kirk LeRoy Stiles|
January 3, 1912
|Died||April 18, 1980 (age 68) |
Kirk Stiles (1912-1980) was a artist, cartoonist and semi-professional magician.
A veteran of WWII, his cartoons were featured in the Saturday Evening Post,Look, Time, the New York Herald, and Collier's. An avid chess buff, Kirk was also a frequent contributor to Chess Review.
He later moved from New York to Florida in 1964 and became a faculty member of the of the Hollywood Art School.
He served as President of SAM Assembly 49 in Fort Lauderdale,
Produced a record album (33 1/3) with Duke Stern called Abracadabra Is My Game. It contained a collection of tricks intended for beginners.
- Thimbles with a Light Touch (1971)
- ↑ http://www.comicstripfan.com/gga/humorama/s/stileskirk.htm
- ↑ Obit, MUM, July 1980
- ↑ Obit, Linking Ring, June 1980
- ↑ https://libwww.freelibrary.org/exhibitions/slideshow.cfm?exhibit=9&cat=77&item=496