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Bill Tadlock

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Bill Tadlock
BornJune 17, 1929
Washington, North Carolina
DiedJuly 8, 2008 (age 79)

Bill Tadlock (1929-2008), a semi-professional magician and mentalist from the 1950s through 1970s, was a president of the Psychic Entertainers Association.[1]


Tadlock served as a U.S. Army Lieutenant during the Korean War. He graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Business, while studying and performing magic.

He retired as the Chairman and CEO of NationsCredit, the financial services subsidiary of NationsBank.

He also served as International Treasurer for the IBM and received the Order of Merlin (50 years of continuous membership).[2]

A publicity photo, with his wife Sally, is on display at the Conjuring Arts exhibit, "The Many Faces of Magic"[3]


  1. Cover, Linking Ring, November, 2000
  2. Broken Wand, MUM, September 2008