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Bob A. Brown

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Bob A. Brown
BornDecember 14, 1935
Charles City, Iowa
DiedAugust 26, 2008 (age 72)
Davenport, Iowa
Resting placeBody donated to the University of Iowa Department of Anatomy

Bob Brown (1935-2008), an accomplished magician, hypnotist, and mentalist, worked at Magic, Inc in Chicago.


Brown, member of I.B.M. Ring 11 started in broadcasting. He worked both in radio and television, once starring as "Judge McCauley" in the popular locally produced television program. He began a career in radio broadcasting at KCAK in Charles City and continued in Cedar Rapids with KCRG and KWWL, where he became news director. He worked with the city of Cedar Rapids as CETA director from 1973 to 1976.

He worked in Davenport for three years as part owner Presto Place before moving to Chicago working for Magic, Inc.

He shared his love of magic by teaching and lecturing.[1][2][3]


  1. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, October 2008