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'''Bradley Alexander''' was the first treasurer of the [[Magic Circle]], and he stayed as the honourable treasurer for a record thirty-one years.
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'''Bradley Alexander''' (c.1869-1939) was the first treasurer of the [[Magic Circle]], and he stayed as the honourable treasurer for a record thirty-one years.
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
Performed at the first Magic Seance of the Magic Circle. A 'Social Entertainer', performing in peoples' homes and occasionally gave magic lessons for the fee of one guinea.
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Performed at the first Magic Seance of the [[Magic Circle]]. A 'Social Entertainer', performing in peoples' homes and occasionally gave magic lessons for the fee of one guinea.
 
As a successful businessman he also found the time to author the book with the title "Tea: From Grower to Consumer" in the Pitman's Common Commodities of Commerce series.⁠
 
As a successful businessman he also found the time to author the book with the title "Tea: From Grower to Consumer" in the Pitman's Common Commodities of Commerce series.⁠
  
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{{References}}
 
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Lea, H L. “Some Prominent Members of the Magic Circle.” The Magic Circular 21, no. 243 (1927): 129–30.
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* Lea, H L. “Some Prominent Members of the Magic Circle.” The Magic Circular 21, no. 243 (1927): 129–30.
 
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* Naldrett, P. “Obituary. Bradley Alexander.” The Magic Circular 33 (1938): 183.
Naldrett, P. “Obituary. Bradley Alexander.” The Magic Circular 33 (1938): 183.
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* Eldin, P. “Obituary. Geoffrey Lamb.” The Magic Circular 91 (1997): 228.
 
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Eldin, P. “Obituary. Geoffrey Lamb.” The Magic Circular 91 (1997): 228.
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Latest revision as of 15:27, 6 February 2017

Bradley Alexander
BornAlexander Ibbetson
circa 1869
DiedMay 25, 1939 (age 69)
NationalityBritish
FlourishedEarly 20th Century
AwardsO.B.E.

Bradley Alexander (c.1869-1939) was the first treasurer of the Magic Circle, and he stayed as the honourable treasurer for a record thirty-one years.

Biography

Performed at the first Magic Seance of the Magic Circle. A 'Social Entertainer', performing in peoples' homes and occasionally gave magic lessons for the fee of one guinea. As a successful businessman he also found the time to author the book with the title "Tea: From Grower to Consumer" in the Pitman's Common Commodities of Commerce series.⁠

Awards and Honors

  • Awarded the O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire) for works the the poor.

References

  • Lea, H L. “Some Prominent Members of the Magic Circle.” The Magic Circular 21, no. 243 (1927): 129–30.
  • Naldrett, P. “Obituary. Bradley Alexander.” The Magic Circular 33 (1938): 183.
  • Eldin, P. “Obituary. Geoffrey Lamb.” The Magic Circular 91 (1997): 228.