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Will Dexter

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Will Dexter
BornWilliam Thomas Pritchard
September 13, 1906
St. Annes-on-Sea, England
DiedNovember 05, 1985 (age 79)
St. Annes-on-Sea, England
CategoriesBooks by Will Dexter

Will Dexter (1906 - 1985) was a close-up worker, mentalist and writer.

Biography

Born William Thomas Pritchard in England, Dexter was a professional journalist who started in 1928. His duties were interrupted by World War II, in which he was later discharged as a Captain in 1945. He served as an editor for number of newspapers, and later as Editor and Publisher with Public Relations Industrial, London until his retirement in 1969.

In retirement, he became a Daily Telegraph crossword compiler.

He ghosted several books for Robert Harbin.

Dexter was a member of the Magic Circle, the British Ring, East Kent Magical Society, Nottingham Guild of Magicians and an Honorary Life Member of the Blackpool Magicians' Club.[1][2]

Books

References

  1. Genii Magazine, Vol. 49, N0. 7, January 1986, Will Dexter, by Eddie Dawes, page 471
  2. Obit Magicol No. 78 (February 1986)
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 79, No. 861, December 1985, WILL DEXTER, by Eddie Dawes, page 494
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 66, No. 3, March 1986, Broken Wand, WILL DEXTER, page 111
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 102, No. 1105, August 2008, A rich cabinet of magical curiosities, by Edwin A. Dawes - 358. Will Dexter: The Busy Nineteen-Fifties and Sixties, page 236
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 102, No. 1106, September 2008, A rich cabinet of magical curiosities, by Edwin A. Dawes - 359. Will Dexter: The Final Years and Return to St Anne's, page 276