|Died||February 21, 1972 (age 85) |
Sun Valley, California
William Mayoh (c.1886-1972), a photographer by profession, was a marionettist and magician who performed a Chinese stage act as Ho-Yam.
He became interested in magic at age 14 after seeing a performance of Billy Robinson as Chung Ling Soo.
Mayoh had been a member of IBM (Order of Merlin) since 1946 as member #847. He was also a the SAM Assembly 3 in Chicago (awarded its Certificate of Merit in 1951) and a member of the Houdini Club of Wisconsin.
- Magic by Ho-Yam (1949)
- ↑ Obit, Linking Ring, July 1972