|Chester J. Woodin|
|Born||June 3, 1886|
|Died||December 1, 1966 (age 80) |
Schenectady County, N.Y.
Chester Woodin 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