|Chester J. Woodin|
|Born||June 3, 1886|
|Died||December 1, 1966 (age 80) |
Schenectady County, N.Y.
Chester Woodin (1886-1966) performed in Vaudeville as "Chester De Vere and his Amazing Hands.".
His fourteen minute routine included Billiard Ball manipulation, Coin Routines, Cards, Spirit Bell, Rice Bowls and a Paper Tearing Trick.
He is credited as the inventor of the Click Pass with coins.
- THE CONJURORS' MAGAZINE, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 1946, Chester J. Woodin . . . . (De Vere), By Dell O'Dell, page 32
- M-U-M, Vol. 44, No. 6, November 1954, Chester J. Woodin, magician-of-the-month by Leslie P. Guest, page 234