|Born||Malford Wilcox Thewlis|
December 4, 1889
|Died||June 3, 1956 (age 66) |
Wakefield, Rhode Island
Dr. M. W. Thewlis (?-1956) was a magician, escape artist and physician.
Thewlis was a pioneer of gerontology, who co-founded the American Geriatrics Society in 1942. As a neuropsychiatrist, he attended US President Woodrow Wilson, following a stroke in 1919. He was authority on geriatrics and author of medical books.
On his own press, he printed directions for S. Wilson Bailey to accompany his catalog tricks.
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