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Mihlon F. Clayton

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Mihlon F. Clayton
BornAugust 27, 1911
DiedJanuary of 1986 (age 74)
Resting placeGreenwood Cemetery, Brielle, New Jersey[1]

Mihlon F. Clayton (1911-1986) was a magician from Asbury Park, New Jersey.


He devised one of the basic moves now incorporated in cut and restored rope effects which was later published in Greater Magic.

Later in his career as a magician, he became the real-life Chandu the Magician, appearing publicly for the sponsors of the radio program.[2]

He was listed in Sphinx February 1938 issue as visiting their office that month.



  2. The Musings of an Old Timer by John Cooper, Lemniscate Vol. 2 No. 06, Shawn McMaster (1995)